Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2010

JOEL STERN (author of Jewish Holiday Origami, Animated Origami Faces and Origami Games) has enjoyed origami since his childhood. A native of Omaha, Nebraska, he has conducted many origami workshops for all ages in camps, schools, community centers, and libraries. Joel is the author of Animated Origami Faces, Jewish Holiday Origami, as well as Washington Pops!, a collection of do-it-yourself pop-up cards of famous buildings in Washington, D.C. His origami and pop-up creations have been exhibited in the U.S., Japan, and Israel. Joel lives in Los Angeles with his wife Susan and their three children. He can be reached via his website www.joeldstern.com.

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