The Toymaker's Media Room

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Marilyn Scott-Waters' Immediate Contact Info

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I'm Marilyn Scott-Waters and my goal is to help grownups and kids spend time together making things.
If you'd need tips, stories or ideas on how to spend more time with your kids, be more creative or plain old fashioned fun, please send me an email. I would love to talk to you!


Marilyn’s Short Bio


Marilyn Scott-Waters

Marilyn Scott-Waters is the creator of a paper toy craft book series The Toymaker's Christmas: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself (Sterling, 2010), and The Toymaker’s Workshop: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself (Sterling, 2011). She is also the co-creator with J. H. Everett of the fully illustrated middle grade nonfiction, Haunted Histories, from Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. Ms. Scott-Waters illustrated The Search For Vile Things (Scholastic), and created paper engineering for Pop & Sniff Fruit (Piggy Toes Press).




Articles and Interviews

Press release for The Toymaker

An audio interview with "Get a Life"

Art Day Interview on Children's Book Illustration

A Lovely Mention from AARP

An Interview by The Buell Children's Museum

A Christmas Eve Article from The Current/Los Angeles Times

What Newspapers in Australia and Ireland are saying about

What Newspapers in the USA are saying.

A nice mention in Family Fun Magazine

Profiles In Excellence Interview

More magazines that have written about


Puck the Polar Bear's Interview from Card Modeling Magazine


The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, formed in 1971 by a group of Los Angeles based writers for children, is the only international organization to offer a variety of services to people who write, illustrate, or share a vital interest in children’s literature. The SCBWI acts as a network for the exchange of knowledge between writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers and others involved with literature for young people. There are currently more than 19,000 members worldwide, in over 70 regions, making it the largest children's writing organization in the world.



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