Marije Tolman grew up in a little town near Nijmegen (Netherlands). She studied at the Royal Academy of Graphic Arts in Den Haag (Netherlands) and at the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland.
Her work is published in the US, Germany, Brazil, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, South-Africa, Mexico, South Korea, Japan and China. With her picture book ‘the Tree House‘, she won many awards like:
- Bilderbuchpreis Troisdorf 2011 (Bilderbuchmuseum Germany)
- Bilderbuchpreis Vienna 2011 (Young jury Austria)
- Nominee USBBY 2011 (USA Outstanding international book list)
- Nominee Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2011
- Golden Brush 2010
- Bologna Ragazzi Award 2010 (Italy)
- Shortlist Golden Owl 2010 (Belgium)
Art by Marije Tolman.