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Easy Origami by John Montroll Easy Origami by John Montroll is a classic! I love this book for its simplicity Read more
Easy Origami by Didier Boursin Easy Origami by Didier Boursin is an interesting and different kind of origami book. In Read more
Kids Guide To Origami by Michael LaFosse A Kids Guide to Origami by Michael LaFosse is a twelve-volume set containing Read more
Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse: if you're an origami box enthusiasts, this book is for Read more
Origami Boxes and More! by Florence Temko Like many of Temko's books, Origami Boxes and More! is designed for beginners: Read more
Tessellation Inspired Origami Box Designs by Arnold Tubis and Diana Lee Tessellation Inspired Origami Box Designs by Arnold Tubis and Read more
Unfolding Mathematics with Origami Boxes by Arnold Tubis Unfolding Mathematics with Origami Boxes by Arnold Tubis and Crystal Mills is Read more
Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll is an extensive book with 37 $origami models Read more
Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll There are quite a few money origami books out on the market and it's Read more
The Guide to American Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto The Guide to American Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto is an Read more
Dollar Origami by Won Park For those of you who have been following the works of Won Park, you will Read more
The Guide Hawaiian Style Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto The Guide to Hawaiian Style Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto is Read more
Tipping with Origami Money Folds by Arnold Tubis Tipping with Origami Money Folds by Arnold Tubis is one of those Read more
Origami Inspirations by Meenakshi Mukerji If you are familiar with Meenakshi Mukerji's previous origami publications then her third book, Origami Inspirations, Read more
Marvelous Modular Origami by Meenakshi Mukerji Marvelous Modular Origami by Meenakshi Mukerji is a wonderful book for those who are interested Read more
Exquisite Modular Origami by Meenakshi Mukerji. Exquisite Modular Origami is the fourth origami book by Meenakshi Mukerji. Those of you Read more
Ornamental Origami by Meenakshi Mukerji Ornamental Origami is Meenakshi Mukerji's second book on modular origami. Those of you who are Read more
Origami Polyhedra Design by John Montroll If you are interested in origami polyhedra made from a single sheet of paper, Read more
Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway is not a typical origami book. This book contains information Read more
Complete Origami by David Mitchell If you think that Complete Origami by David Mitchell is complete, then think again! It is probably Read more
Origami Design Secrets by Robert Lang When it comes to technical origami designs, Origami Design Secrets by Robert Lang is Read more
Paper Dinosaurs by Alan Folder Paper Dinosaurs by Alan Folder is a nice little origami book which I would recommend Read more
Minigami by Gay Merrill Gross Minigami by Gay Merrill Gross is a delightful book teaching you how to make 50 small-sized Read more
Origami from the Heart by Florence Temko When I first picked up Origami from the Heart  by Florence Temko, I thought Read more
Origami Flowers by Soonboke Smith Origami Flowers  by Soonboke Smith is 128 pages long and gives instructions to make 33 Read more
3D Origami by Boutique-sha Staff 3D Origami by Boutique-sha Staff is a comprehensive book teaching you how to create elaborate Read more
Jewish Origami by Florence Temko Jewish Origami by Florence Temko is a small book (12 pages) featuring origami models which Read more
Jewish Holiday Origami by Joel Stern Jewish Holiday Origami by Joel Stern is 64 pages in size and contains instructions Read more
Origami Jewelry by Ayako Brodek Origami Jewelry by Ayako Brodek provides excellent instructions on how to create durable and wearable Read more
Origami Jungle by Michael LaFosse Origami Jungle Kit by Michael LaFosse is a kit which contains 42 origami designs organized Read more
Origami Zoo Kit by Joel Stern Origami Zoo Kit by Joel Stern is a nice gift box filled with 40 Read more
Origami Dinosaurs by Michael LaFosse Origami Dinosaurs by Michael LaFosse is a kit which contains 20 origami dinosaur designs organized Read more
Sticky Note Origami Origami Sticky Notes by Suck UK. Okay, I admit that the business name is somewhat odd; however, Read more
Japanese Origami Kit for Kids by Michael LaFosse Japanese Origami Kit for Kids by Michael LaFosse is an all inclusive Read more
Toilet Paper Origami Book by Linda Wright Toilet Paper Origami book is exactly what you think it might be: folding Read more
Toilet Paper Crafts by Linda Wright Toilet Paper Crafts is Linda Wright's second book of fun with toilet paper. Although Read more
Origrafix by Studio Cochae Origrafix is a series of origami books unlike the other books reviewed on this web site. Read more
Yoko's Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells Rosemary Wells' Yokos Paper Cranes is an endearing story about the love between a child and Read more
The Origami Master by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer The Origami Master by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer is a charming little story about Shima an Read more
Little Oh by Laura Krauss Melmed Little Oh by Laura Krauss Melmed is one of my all time favorite origami Read more
Butterflies for Kiri by Cathryn Falwell Butterflies for Kiri by Cathryn Falwell is not really about origami, rather it uses Read more
Fold Me A Poem by Kristine O'Connell George Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George is about a boy Read more
Pink Paper Swans by Virginia Kroll Pink Paper Swans by Virginia Kroll is a unique picture-book which uses origami to Read more
Plant Parts Smarts: Science Adventures with Charlie the Origami Bee by Eric Braun Plant Parts Smarts: Science Adventures with Charlie Read more
The Paper Crane by Molly Bang The Paper Crane by Molly Bang was first published in 1985. For today's computer and Read more
A Thousand Cranes: Origami Projects for Peace and Happiness   Since the devastating 2011 earthquake & tsunami in Japan, there Read more
Dwight has always been quirky so no one was surprised when he showed up to school with an Origami Yoda Read more
The New Paper Quilling by Molly Smith Christensen "The New Paper Quilling" by Molly Smith Christensen is a hard cover Read more
Kirigami Menagerie by Hiroshi Hayakawa Kirigami Menagerie by Hiroshi Hayakawa is an interesting and innovative book on paper crafts and sculpture. Read more
Paper, Scissors, Sculpt! by Ben A Gonzales Paper, Scissors, Sculpt! by Ben A Gonzales is an example of "beauty in Read more
Snowflakes for All Seasons by Cindy Higham Snowflakes for All Seasons by Cindy Higham has 72 cut-out projects. All the projects Read more
  • 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:

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    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
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