Book Reviews

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.

Easy Origami John Montroll

Easy Origami
by John Montroll

origami Boursin
Easy Origami
by Didier Boursin
origami Micheal LaFosse
Kid's Guide to Origami
by Michael LaFosse

origami Tomoko Fuse

Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse
origami Florence Temko
Origami Boxes and More!
by Florence Temko
origami boxes
Unfolding Mathematics with Origami Boxes
by A Tubis & C Mills

money origami Anne Johnson

The Buck Book
by Anne A Johnson
money origami
Tipping with Origami Money Folds
by Arnold Tubis
Dollar Bill Origami
Dollar Bill Origami
by John Montroll

The Guide to Hawaiian-Style Money folds Jodi Fukumoto

The Guide to Hawaiian-Style Money Folds
by Jodi Fukumoto
The Guide to American Money Folds Jodi Fukumoto
The Guide to American Money Folds
by Jodi Fukumoto
Dollar Bill Origami
Dollar Origami
by Won Park

Marvelous Modular Origami

Marvelous Modular Origami
by Meenakshi Mukerji
Ornamental Origami Ornamental Origami
by Meenakshi Mukerji
Origami inspirations
Origami Inspirations
by Meenakshi Mukerji

Exquisite Modular Origami

Exquisite Modular Origami
by Meenakshi Mukerji
Origami Polyhedra
Origami Polyhedra Design
by John Montroll

origami Kenneway
Complete Origami
by Eric Kenneway
complete origami
Complete Origami
by David Mitchell
origami Robert Lang
Origami Design Secrets by Robert Lang

origami Alan Folder

Paper Dinosaurs by Alan Folder
Minigami Gay Merrill Gross
Minigami by Gay Merrill Gross
origami Heart Florence Temko
Origami from the Heart by Florence Temko

Origami Flowers

Origami Flowers
by Soonboke Smith
3D Origami
3D Origami by Boutique-sha Staff
Origami Jewelry
Origami Jewelry
by Ayako Brodek

Jewish Origami

Jewish Origami by Florence Temko
Jewish Holiday  Origami
Jewish Holiday Origami
by Joel Stern
Post-It Note origami
Origami Post-It Notes
by SuckUK

Tessellation Box Origami

Tessellation-Inspired Origami Box Designs by Tubis & Lee
Toilet Paper Origami

Toilet Paper Origami by Linda Wright
Toilet Paper Crafts
Toilet Paper Crafts
by Linda Wright

The Origami Master
The Origami Master by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer
Yoko's Paper Cranes
Yoko's Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells
Little Oh
Little Oh by Laura Krauss Melmed

Butterflies for Kiri

Butterflies for Kiri by Cathryn Falwell
Pink paper Swans
Pink Paper Swans by Virginia Kroll
Fold Me a Poem
Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George

Plant Parts Smarts

Plant Parts Smarts
by Eric Braun
origami yoda

The Paper Crane
by Molly Bang
origami yoda
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
by Tom Angleberger

1000 cranes

A Thousand Cranes
by Florence Temko
1000 cranes

by Studio Cochae
New Paper Quilling
The New Paper Quilling by Molly Smith Christensen

Kirigami Menagerie

Kirigami Menagerie by Hiroshi Hayakawa
paper, scissors, sculpt
Paper, Scissors, Sculpt! by Ben A Gonzales
Snowflakes for All Seasons
by Cindy Higham

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