The ancient Japanese art of paper-folding.
Origami is a Japanese word which literally means 'paper folding'. The art of paper-folding originated in Japan many centuries ago, but it now has a growing popularity worldwide. As a pastime or hobby it has a universal appeal, whereby children and adults alike can feel the magic of creating attractice, and useful objects out of something as simple as a sheet of paper.
This book includes a number of models varying in difficulty from very simple to fairly complex. However, with care and patience, and following the clear instructions and simple drawings, anyone should be able to produce these origami atrefacts.
Learn how to make both useful and decorative objects
Clear step-by-step instructions to creating items from a simple box to a Japanese samurai
A pastime that costs little and can be taken on holiday