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 Math-ematics with Boxes by A Tubis & C Mills
money origami Anne Johnson The Buck Book by Anne A Johnson
Dollar Bill Origami Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll
The Guide to Hawaiian-Style Money folds Jodi Fukumoto Hawaiian-Style Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto
Dollar Bill Origami
Dollar Origami by Won Park
Ornamental Origami Ornamental Origami by Meenakshi Mukerji
Origami inspirations Origami Inspirations 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
Origami Dinosaurs Kit Origami Dinosaurs Kit by Michael LaFosse
Origami Jungle Kit Origami Jungle Kit by Michael LaFosse
Origami Zoo Kit Origami Zoo Kit by Joel Stern
Japanese Origami Kit for KidsJapanese Origami Kit for Kids by Michael LaFosse
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
1000 cranes A Thousand Cranes
by Florence Temko
origrafix Origrafix 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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
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