The Toymaker

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The Toymaker
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Raymond F. Jones
Cover artist Jack Gaughan
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback and Paperback)
Pages 287 pp
OCLC 3437888

The Toymaker is a collection of science fiction short stories by Raymond F. Jones. It was first published in 1951 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 1,300 copies of which 1,000 were hardback. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Astounding and Fantastic Adventures.


  • "The Model Shop"
  • "Deadly Host"
  • "Utility"
  • "Forecast"
  • "The Toymaker"
  • "The Children’s Room"


Forrest J. Ackerman wrote in Astounding that "Jones' first volume is a joymaker" with a good sampling of stories.[1]


  1. ^ "Book Reviews", Astounding Science Fiction, September 1951, p.125