Mary Wilding releases ‘Clem Wilding's Life as a Bird Carver’

Share Article

New book shows one man’s unique passion for wood carving

News Image

BERGER, Mo. – The author Mary Wilding creates an immersive and nostalgic read in “Clem Wilding's Life as a Bird Carver” (published by Xlibris) a book about her father who was a truly unique and inquisitive individual.

“Clem Wilding's Life as a Bird Carver" attempts to capture the essence of a man who lived his dream by working with wood and paint. He achieved a lifestyle consistent with his personality and as a role model for his children, six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Parts of this book pull together and publish some of his own writings for great-grandchildren, extended family, friends and collectors of the thousands of carvings he made.

“Clem Wilding's Life as a Bird Carver”
By Mary Wilding
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781503571280
Softcover | 6x9in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781503571297
E-Book | 148 pages | ISBN 9781503571303
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Mary Wilding was born July 7, 1948 to Clem Wilding and Dorothy Groner Wilding and a four and a half-year-old brother John. They lived on a farm near Berger. Mary attended UMC and following a BA in mathematics worked in a variety of jobs. Over a 45-year-period the jobs ranged from medical research assistant to programmer analyst to math specialist in a community college. Wilding spent most of her working career in St. Louis where she met her husband, Ed McPherson, and their son, Christopher, was born. They often spent weekends in the country and when Chris began high school, they moved to the farm inherited from Clem and Dot. Her husband and her continue to live in the home where Clem created so many works of art. They share their environment with deer, wild turkey and many smaller birds.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Marketing Services
+1 888-795-4274 Ext: 7879
Email >
Visit website