Origami Book Reviews
See what others think before you buy
There are literally thousands of origami books in print.
Book reviews are essential in helping you find the right book for you. Read what others say before you buy.
- Gilad’s Origami Page has over 175 origami book reviews. His reviews include the difficulty of the models and the clarity of the diagrams. A great place to check it out!
- The Origami Database contains over 2000 book titles. The books are listed alphabetically and are briefly described. Some books have accompanying photos and some have reviews. Maintaining the database is an ongoing project and some sections are incomplete. Searches may be slow to load due to the extensive size of the database.
- Amazon.com has over 5000 books listed for sale. This online book store has editorial reviews and customer reviews. Books are ranked on a five star system. Sometimes a used copy may be available at a reduced price. A great place to browse!
- Rikki Donachie's itsjustabitofpaper.com reviews a few origami books.
- not really a book review, but a very touching story about an Eurasian boy's relationship with is Chinese mother and the magical origami which connected them together. The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu
- looking for something different? Try the Origami-Shop, a European based online store which carries a unique set of origami books not found on amazon.com. Click below:
Easy Origami Books
- Easy Origami: over 30 simple projects by John Montroll
- Origami Fun Kit for Beginners by John Montroll
- My First Origami Kit by Joel Stern
- Easy Origami: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids by C Alexander & M Meinking
- Fun With Easy Origami (Dover Origami Papercraft)
- Origami: A Step-by-Step Introduction to the Art of Paper Folding by T Cook & S Henry
- Easy Origami For Kids Book Traditional Japanese Folding Papers Overs 20 Projects by J Wish
- Easy Origami for Kids: Over 40 Simple Origami Projects by O Brooks
- Click to see Easy Origami Books
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