Fold Me a Poem (Hardcover)

By Kristine O. George, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152025014, 56pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 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 whose many books include The Great Frog Race and Other Poems, illustrated by Kate Kiesler, winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award, and Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems, illustrated by Barry Moser. She lives in Agoura, California. LAUREN STRINGER is a celebrated painter who has illustrated such favorites as Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story by Lisa Westberg Peters; Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs by Linda Ashman; and Mud by Mary Lyn Ray. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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