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An Origami Menagerie at Your Fingertips

By Gay Merrill Gross

10 x 6 landscape, 128 pages, 4C, paperback with concealed wire-o and perforated sheets Also available in large format: 12 x 8 landscape

This innovative series of origami books provides the instructions and paper necessary to fold dozens of delightful paper creations--all in one convenient book! Simply tear off each micro-perforated sheet of duo-colored origami paper and fold your way through each book. After you have torn out every piece of origami paper, convert the book into a take-anywhere reference by trimming the front and back covers with a pair of scissors. Each book contains basic folding instructions plus diagrams and directions for dozens of projects.

Create your own origami zoo that includes Grasshopper, Fox, Dog, Cat, Flapping Bird, Bat, Pig, Owl, Penguin, Peacock, Swan, Swan & Cygnet, Swimming Fish, Tropical Bird, Bear Cub, Koala, Lion, Turtle, Sit & Stand Bunny, Monkey, Leaping Frog, Elephant, Giraffe, T. Rex, and more!

Gay Merrill Gross is an accomplished origami instructor known for her creative use of storytelling to teach origami. Gay's original origami designs have appeared in numerous international publications, and she is also the author of Origami: The Art of Paperfolding, Minigami, and The Art of Napkin Folding. Gay is an active member of OrigamiUSA in New York City.

John and Stephanie Stislow are the owners of Stislow Design+Illustration, a Brooklyn-based design firm founded by this husband and wife team. When they're not designing identities, brochures, books, or websites for clients, they're creating projects to please themselves. Combining their unique messages and creative talents into greeting cards, posters, wrapping paper, and found-paper journals, their products offer a fresh perspective on life.

Tina Barseghian is the Editor-in-Chief of CRAFT magazine. She has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Design for Living, and Condé Nast Traveler and was a contributing editor at ReadyMade magazine.

Territory: World Rights sold: RU, US Published in US by Barnes & Noble