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The Fables of La Fontaine


An incredible box set: La Fontaine's Fables illustrated in an original way and with the characters reproduced in origami!

This book revisits 16 of the most famous fairy tales with beautiful color illustrations. But what makes it absolutely unique are the 16 origami models it contains; easy to make, they will allow young readers to reproduce the fairytale animals themselves by folding a simple sheet of paper.

Thanks to the diagrams and detailed instructions that accompany each model, the most famous characters from La Fontaine's world come to life in the imaginations of the youngest readers.

For each subject a link and a QR code of a video tutorial and a link to download and print the sheets of paper.

La Fontaine's fables and the protagonists in easy origami for children.

Reasons of interest:

  • 16 famous fairy tales to immerse yourself in the unforgettable world of La Fontaine
  • Diagrams with detailed instructions and a touch of magic, to create fantastic origami animals
  • Link and QR Code for each model with which to connect to a video tutorial: fun is guaranteed!
  • The country mouse, the king of the forest, the wise cockerel, the clever fox and many other cute animals will transform into real playmates and become even more real in children's imagination
  • 80 sheets of large format illustrated origami paper, to immediately test yourself and try your hand at this fascinating art

- 4 color printing

- Hardcover

- 120 pages + 80 sheets of origami paper

- Format: 210 × 270 cm

- ISBN 9782889359233

Pasquale D'auria, member of the Origami Diffusion Center (CDO) since 1989, has held workshops and exhibitions throughout Italy, participated in the most important European conferences in the sector and was one of the very few Italians invited to exhibit in the largest exhibition of origami of all time, held at the Louvre Museum in Paris in 1998.
He has created and diagrammed more than 300 original models, published regularly throughout the world. The Origami Diffusion Center has dedicated five issues of its magazine entirely to its models; the Mouvement Français des Plieurs de Papier (MFPP) reserved a full number for him. He was invited as a Guest Star at conferences in Munich (1995), Stockholm (2000), Paris (2001), Santiago de Compostela (2003) and Madrid (2011). His website ( is regularly visited by origamists from all over the world.

Sara Gianassi graduated in 2007 from the Faculty of Architecture of Florence. After working for three years as a fabric designer and graphic designer for the fashion brand Pratesi, she rediscovered her greatest passion, illustration, and attended the Nemo Academy, obtaining the "Nemo Talent" award for two consecutive years ”. She collaborates as an illustrator and concept designer with various important animation studios, publishing houses and brands, as well as having exhibited in several collective and personal exhibitions.