Official Website of Best Selling Author
2.3 million copies sold
For over fifty years, Martha Tolles has been writing books, essays, and short stories. To date, she has written twelve novels, eight of which were published by Scholastic.
With over 2.3 million copies sold in three languages, Tolles continues to delight young readers. Recently, she has forayed into adult fiction with her newest release Love and Sabotage.
Today, Tolles is a member of the Authors Guild and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Furthermore, her papers—including books, letters, and manuscripts—have been accepted at the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History at her alma mater Smith College.
in the media
At 97, Author Tolles Has Even More Tales to Tell
With eight children’s novels and three other serialized stories published and sales of more than two million
copies, Martha Tolles finally decided she was grown up enough for a foray into adult fiction....
Celebrated Author Martha Tolles Honored by Cambridge Who's Who
24-7 Press Release
If you asked Martha Tolles what she would be doing in 1965 five years prior, she most certainly wouldn't answer
celebrating the completion of my first book." And yet, that is just what she did...
At 97, Children's Author Publishes Her First Novel for Adults
Palo Alto Online
"I realize not everyone can enjoy good health, but it's still possible to do things when you're quite old," said 97-year-old Martha Tolles. "That's the good news."
Tolles, who gained success as a children's book author...
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Love and Sabotage
"I LOVED this book.
I was completely immersed in the story and found it to be a real page-turner! I couldn't wait to see what happened next. The details of WWII are accurate and add to the exciting sense of 'being there.'"
- M. FELLOWS