About the author
Mari Ono is an expert in origami and all forms of papercrafts. Born in Japan, she has lived in the United Kingdom for many years with her artist husband, Takumasa, where both work to promote Japanese art and crafts. Her previous books include The Simple Art of Japanese Papercrafts, published by North Light Books.
Roshin Ono came to the UK from Japan at the age of 7 with his mother and father. Now aged 14, he has participated in events introducing Japanese culture to the western world and has taught many children how to produce beautiful origami models.
12 step-by-step animal origami projects for children, including paper to make them with.
Suitable for children from age 5 and upward, Mari Ono’s animal origami projects are the perfect introduction to paper-folding for kids. Including a lion, zebra, snake, elephant, and monkey, all the projects are fun to make and play with, and there are amazing animal facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft! There are simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. Each design has a skill rating, so children can start with an easy one and then move on to something a bit more challenging until they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills! Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start making their magnificent menagerie straight away.