Florence Temko, an author of many craft books, has appeared on television, written for various newspapers, and conducted numerous programs on papercrafts at schools and museums. She is listed in the World's Who's Who of Women.
"Origami is an ideal activity for children since paper folding
develops dexterity and creativity. Origami is also a craft based on
a few fundamental 3D folding techniques, so Origami for Beginners
is a useful starting point for fans of all ages and abilities.
There is something for everyone in Origami for Beginners. Over 40, easy-to-make origami models with clear easy-to-follow direction and color diagrams that will appeal to a wide-ranging audience. Projects include jumping mice and adorable kittens as well as beautiful Christmas ornaments and gift boxes. This is the perfect origami paper craft book for anyone who enjoys creating with their hands." -About.com Family Crafts
"This book is a very welcome guide and pretty damn useful for getting you started." -Tokyo Beer Drinker blog