The fascinating art of paper-folding, known as origami, has been practiced in Japan for centuries. It is more than the creation of delightful paper figures--it's an intricate craft that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. This kit includes everything the origami beginner, or accomplished expert, needs to create a menagerie of origami projects. Each book contains remarkably clear and easy-to-follow instructions for creating 15 objects, each accompained by step-by-step diagrams that make folding as easy as 1-2-3! Also included are 78 sheets of specially produced folding-paper for origami plus two sheets of gold metallic paper for truly dazzling effects. Each sheet measures 7" x 7".