Fold Me a Poem

Fold Me a Poem

By Kristine O'Connell George; Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152025014, 56pp.

Publication Date: April 2005

Join a young boy as he creates a world filled with origami creatures of all shapes and sizes out of an array of brightly colored paper. From roosters waking up and buffalo pawing the tablecloth to cheetahs racing lions and moths that yearn for butterfly colors, here is a glimpse into the vibrant imagination of a child.
Award-winning author Kristine O'Connell George's thirty-two spirited poems combine seamlessly with celebrated artist Lauren Stringer's luminous illustrations to create a poetry collection that is truly like no other.
"Features an illustrator's note and an extensive listing of origami-related books and websites."

About the Author
Kristine O'Connell George is an acclaimed poet who conducts poetry workshops for children and also for teachers. She lives with her family in Southern California.

LAUREN STRINGERis the award-winning author and illustrator of Winter is the Warmest Season and the illustrator of many other picture books.She lives with her family in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visit her at

Praise For Fold Me a Poem

"A dazzling celebration of imagination...Each turn of the page brings a clever new perspective or insight-even humor."
-Kristine O'Connell George