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And a few letters of commendation for school speaking. Dear Scout, I love your terp a rand the word. ~ Elisia, Kindergartener. (Read the letter.) While I expected your presentation would be interesting, I wasn’t sure how it would be handled by a group of 45 boys, Grades 1-5 (along with siblings, some a bit… Continue Reading

Making of the School Photo

The Cupcake Boy School Photo I think this is a beautiful picture even though it didn’t turn out as I imagined, because I didn’t correct enough for perspective, which makes the muffin top look too small. The photo was taken on St. Patrick’s Day when all the kids were wearing green. I asked everyone with… Continue Reading

How the book is made

The following is a step by step summary of how the book is made. It’s a 3-month project and an ever-changing and improving process. In summary: Planning. Steps 0-3. Creating. Steps 4-12. Celebrating. Steps 14. Don’t miss step 14. Seeing the dreams come true. Making a difference in the real world. Steps 15-8. Step 0.… Continue Reading


Here are a few options for funding a book, school supplies or the goals of your organization. Simple fundraiser: If your school or organization doesn’t want to create a book, perhaps you would like to organize a simple fundraiser with Scott’s five children’s books. The books make great gifts for friends and family. We’ll even… Continue Reading


Don’t miss my favorite video at the school for the deaf in Argentina. Making of the Cupcake Boy School Photo Bicycle touring in the school gym. A fun intro to Scott’s trip around the world and the Make-A-Book Project. The Making of “Cayendo Hacia Arriba: El Secreto De La Vida” or “Falling Uphill: The Secret… Continue Reading

Make-A-Book Project

An artist-in-residence program Nominate your organization or elementary school to co-create and illustrate a children’s chapter book with Scott and friends. Together, we can make a book about any subject that inspires your community; for example, environmental issues, inspiration & motivation, social change, or any of the stories below. I’m not exaggerating when I say… Continue Reading

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