Praise and Reviews
"...a dazzling celebration of the imagination. George’s haiku-like poems and Stringer’s colorful origami animals combine to tell the story of a child who needs only squares of paper to create a world of play...Stringer’s illustrations...burst with colors and patterns. "
--Publisher's Weekly (starred)
"Accurately rendered origami animals and other models made from an array of brilliantly patterned papers parade across a young folder’s table and around a thematic set of short, pithy poems: “Folding a snake? / Need advice? / Be precissssssse.”... There are no step diagrams, so this engrossing collaboration is more a motivator than a teaching resource—but Stringer supplies a list of classic titles for beginners at the end, and (librarians: be warned!) the square, brightly colored endpapers make tempting, oh so tempting starter sheets. "
--Kirkus Reviews (starred)
"...The vividly colored acrylics depict the boy actively engaged in play with his creations, and the details that Stringer provides infuse the verses with both energy and humor. "
--School Library Journal
"...Warm in colors and often large in scale, Stringer’s acrylic paintings capture the world of the boy’s imaginative play as well as the intricately folded paper figures that inspire and inhabit it. Unusual, handsome, and good for reading aloud. "
Fold Me A Poem
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