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Book review on Gilad’s Origami

By , May 7, 2010 17:19

Gilad’s Origami has just pulished a review of the TinyShiny Origami Bird Book.

The review can be found here:

Here is an excerpt: This is a cute little book, containing Akiko Ishikawa’s bird creations – and a bat.
The models are simple to fold, the diagrams are delightful, hand drawn in full color, and a the end of the book are some notes and tips for assembling a “Senbazuru” – 1,000 cranes.

The book’s best audience will be children and origami beginners.

Copies of the book can be ordered on the website or on

By Akiko Ishikawa

Origami Bird Book by Akiko Ishikawa published!

By , March 21, 2010 23:44

I am happy to announce that Akiko has published her first origami book.

It’s called the TinyShiny Origami Bird Book and features Twenty (20) hand-drawn, full-colour origami bird projects, with simple instructions that anyone can follow.

The book shows how to create elegant paper birds in hundreds of colours and patterns, using widely available origami paper.

This book is available at and Amazon.

Check inside of book.

About the author
Akiko has been making origami since she was a girl living in Tokyo. She has published many origami projects and articles about Japanese arts and crafts on She is an accomplished jewelry designer, illustrator and origami artist. Her original tiny Origami Earrings designs have inspired many imitations and been sold worldwide. She continues to share the simple pleasure of folding paper into beautiful objects.