Archive for November, 2010

Origami Yoda vs. Wimpy Kid for a KIDDO award?!? Will Super-folders vote OY into 1st place?

Origami Yoda vs. Wimpy Kid???? Zoinks!!! Wimpy Kid has 100 million fans! But I’ve got something Jeff Kinney doesn’t … Super-Folders!

If you Super-Folders can spare a moment from folding Yodas, maybe you can swing by the readkiddoread site and vote for good old Origami Yoda!

Here’s how the competition stacks up:
* ADVENTURES OF NANNY PIGGINS by R. A. Spratt; Illustrated by Dan Santat
* BIG NATE IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF by Lincoln Peirce
* CANDY BOMBER: THE STORY OF THE BERLIN AIRLIFT’S CHOCOLATE PILOT by Michael G. Tunnel
* COMBAT-WOUNDED DOGS by Sunita Apte
* COSMIC by Frank Boyce
* JUSTIN CASE: SCHOOL, DROOL, AND OTHER DAILY DISASTERS by Rachel Vail
* MUMMIES!: DRIED, SEALED, DRAINED, FROZEN, EMBALMED, STUFFED… by Christopher Sloan
* SPACEHEADZ (SPHDZ SERIES) by Jon Scieszka
* THE STRANGE CASE OF ORIGAMI YODA by Tom Angleberger
* THE UGLY TRUTH (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID SERIES) by Jeff Kinney

That’s tough competition, folks! In fact, I’m just excited to be part of this. So head on over there and vote for anybody you want… even Wimpy Kid. (I’m a big WK fan, too, you know.)

Origami Yoda visits the Cayman Islands… featuring cool kids and a very cool @ridleypearson

If you’ve been wondering why there hasn’t been a new post in a while, it’s because Origami Yoda and I have been out of the country. We were invited by Books & Books bookstore to attend the Cayman Islands children’s book festival, along with Ridley Pearson and Pete the Cat.
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Origami Yoda in giant Origami Landspeeder

If Origami Yoda visited Origami Tattooine, he’d need one of these Origami Landspeeders….

This is a landspeeder was designed by Chris Alexander and folded at Celebration V.
If you’ve never seen Alexander’s Star Wars origami, you should go take a look at starwarsorigami.com.

Those of you that have folded all of my stuff, should get over there and fold his origami Millenium Falcon. It’s really fantastic!

Origami Pee Wee Herman

Before anybody asks …. Yes, it’s just one sheet of paper. The bowtie is part of it. However, it had to be colored red with a magic marker, since the paper is white/gray.

Below are some pictures to show the evolution of Origami Pee Wee…

Spelling never counts… Luke Skywalker and crazy spellings dominate write-in portion of Origami Who sequel poll! #starwars

Here’s the whole* crazy list of write-in votes from the poll. Folks are supposed to vote for who they think the star of the next book will be…

Highlights include Elmo, “princes lala,” Chabaka, Genaril Grives, Hello Kitty, Joba Fett and even me, “tom andbergler.”

There’s an awful lot of votes for Luke if you add all of his different spellings together….

luke skywalker 51 luke 29 Luke Skywalker 27 obi wan kenobi 26 r2d2 22 yoda 20 R2D2 17 Luke 15 boba fett 15 C3po 14 darth maul 10 obi wan 9 R2-D2 9 mace windu 8 anikan 6 Darth Maul 6 r2 d2 6 jango fett 6 obi-wan 6 princess leia 6 jar jar 5 jawa 5 Obi wan 5 darth vader 5 Boba Fett 5 all of them 4 general grevious 4 General Grievous 4 general grievous 4 Anakin Skywalker 4 jabba the hutt 3 obi wan kanobi 3 r2-d2 3 chewbacca 3 cad bane 3 Jar Jar Binks 3 all 3 other 3 c3po 3 Bossk 3 c3p0 3 anikin 3 anakin 3 jarjar 3 Anakin 2 Count Dooku 2 Mace Windew 2 Kit Fisto 2 anakin skywalker 2 clone trooper 2 jabba the hut 2 Wookie 2 obi-wan kanobi 2 bob 2 rex 2 chubaca 2

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The Deluxe Yoda is doable… Tyler proves it!

This photo is a little blurry, but it shows that the Deluxe Yoda really is possible … not easy! … but possible.
Great job, Tyler!

Super-folder Kyle makes Origami R2D2 & C3P0 Wallets!

I’m loving these wallets by super-folder Kyle…

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