Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling (An Origami Yoda Activity Book)

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Stick figures to the dark side only lead! To doodle like a Jedi you must learn! With this companion to the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, beloved author Tom Angleberger—with the help of the kids from McQuarrie Middle School—presents young Padawans with dozens of activities from the Star Wars universe. Padawans can learn how to fold R2-D2 and C-3PO, draw Jabba, and even build a fully functioning ChapStick rocket! Other Force-mastering activities include: “Kellen’s Guide to Cool Letters,” “Mike’s Complete Rules and Tips for Pencil Pod-Racing,” “Rhondella’s Tips for Photographing Origami,” and much more!
With Tom Angleberger’s goofy sense of humor and accessible art style, Art2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling is sure to satisfy and inspire the millions of Origami Yoda and Star Wars fans. May the doodles be with you!
Includes 16-page color insert with 10 pages of colored pull-out origami paper; instructions to make Yoda, Darth, C-3PO, Admiral Ackbar, and R2-D2; a section on photographing your origami creations, and two Star Wars backdrops to photograph them against.

This is the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side, showcasing his proven knack for authentically capturing the intrigues, fads, and dramas of middle school in “a satisfying tale of friendship and just resistance to authority” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).



Praise for Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling
"Once again, Angleberger’s humor, which presents itself in the text through characters from the series, in both human and origami form, connects with middle-grade readers. 'Art2' and the other 'Origami Yoda' books are the ultimate example of the by-a-fan/for-the-fans format, which succeeds if executed properly. This did he.”
Florida Times-Union

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Excellent activity-book offshoot of Angleberger’s bestselling Origami Yoda series… The banter and tongue-and-cheek humor of the previous books is present, along with encouragement."
Publishers Weekly

"The presentation’s offbeat attitude, ingenuity, and wit, many libraries will want to stock this high interest book..."
Booklist

"Fans (and nonfans, if there are any) of the “Origami Yoda” series (Abrams) and website will find new opportunities aplenty for foolery in this spinoff compendium of progressively challenging hands-on instructions for drawing, folding, and goofing around with (mostly) Star Wars characters."
School Library Journal
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published on March 26, 2013 by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-10: 1419705342
ISBN-13: 9781419705342
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  • spykitten
    spykittenSaturday, May 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm55 stars
    This book teaches you how to make, draw, and play with the origami figures from the series, as well as many other things. I recommend for any Star Wars or origami fan.
    • darthpaper
      darthpaperSaturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:22 am55 stars
      I think this book is really amazing and fun! Just like all of the other books in the origami Yoda series!
      • suchomimus
        suchomimusThursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:16 am44 stars
        These origami books are good, although they get a little bit tricky at times!
        • spaghetti779
          spaghetti779Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:57 pm44 stars
          Hi, I’ve been folding origami for a while! I really like Toms books (please write more!). Finally found a good talk zone!
          • lil_jawa
            lil_jawaSaturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:16 am55 stars
            Tom (Author) Introduced me to the world of origami. I was grounded from my favorite thing to do (Gaming) and now I am making origami for all my friends. I recommend this book for those who love the series. Happy folding!
            • habug
              habugWednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:23 am
              I think this book tells us so much info. I love the Star Wars movies. I hope 🤞 that they do other books about other characters in the 🎥. Do you like Star Wars?
              • suchomimus
                suchomimusThursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:17 am44 stars
                I LOVE Star Wars.
              • pokemon12Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:18 am
                that is so cool
                • zachforlife
                  zachforlifeWednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:42 am
                  Wow. Dis is cool. I read it before, and it is an awesome book. So I encourage all Star Wars and origami fans to read this book.
                  • kadester
                    kadesterMonday, January 30, 2017 at 3:25 pm44 stars
                    SO useful
                    • capt_matt_antil
                      capt_matt_antilSaturday, January 7, 2017 at 6:28 pm22 stars
                      Goood