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From Pictures to Words - a guide to choosing books for beginner readers:
Science Fiction and Fantasy


The Origami Bird by Lorraine Francis
Published by Poolbeg Press Ltd., 2001
ISBN 1-84223-019-0

The origami bird’s home is the classroom windowsill. With the help of a wren and a robin he finds out what it’s like to be a real bird, flying high in the sky, building a nest and feeding the baby birds.

An interesting subject is introduced in this - a simple story for young children - enhanced by the illustrations of Anne O’Hara.

The Origami Bird by Lorraine Francis

Instructions on how to make an origami bird on the last page is an additional appealing feature.

The Origami Bird is a Goldcrest Reader from Poolbeg Press. All titles in the series are ideally suited to beginner readers.

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