Sunday, November 08, 2015

Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs Review & Giveaway

Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs by Roman Diaz released Feb 13, 2015 by Thunder Bay Press. Learn, fold and play! This engaging kit unites the ancient art of folding paper with the game of kings. The sturdy book-box holds a softcover book, folding paper and heavy card chessboard. The 112 page illustrated book has instructions for folding six cats and six dogs, as well as the base on which each is mounted. Fold two complete chess sets, one canine and one feline, 32 pieces in total. The folding is detailed however the instructions are clear. Learn about the 12 breeds, board game setup and movement of each chess piece. The over 100 sheets of 6" x 6" origami paper are specially designed for realism. The two-sided chessboard unfolds to measure 20" x 20". Ideal for dedicated origami folders, chess and animal enthusiasts. Get your copy below!

CONTENTS

History of Chess

Paper Designs
 Meet the Players
 Symbols, Basic Folds & Bases

The Pawn
 Dachshund
 Persian

The Rook
 Chow Chow
 Norwegian Forest Cat

The Knight
 Whippet
 American Short Hair

The Bishop
 Beagle
 Siamese

The Queen
Weimaraner
Turkish Angora

The King
German Shepherd
Devon Rex

Pedestal
Let's Play!
About the artist

The Pawn
 Dachshund

Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs is available in both my Canadian and USA Amazon Stores. It is published by Thunder Bay Press. Raincoast Books is a division of Raincoast Book Distribution Inc., an award winning, Canadian-owned book wholesale and distribution company based in Vancouver, BC. 

Raincoast Books has generously offered to giveaway a copy of Origami Chess: Cats vs Dogs! One winner will be selected at random. Good luck! Canadian and USA addresses. Until November 22, 2015.


31 comments:

  1. Yay! Another chance to win this wonderful Origami Chess book---the cutest. Well I still am lusting after Amy Butler’s Style Stitches book and really want to stitch up one of her bag patterns. ~Deb

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  2. Bailey Dexter Another great book would be the Origami Fun for Kids Kit!

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  3. I would love to read 'Mad Women' by Jane Maas.

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  4. This looks absolutely great, my boys would love this shame we are UK based!

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  5. This set looks amazing! I saw another book, 'Woodcut' that also looks fascinating. My husband is a woodworker/cabinet maker and would really appreciate the beauty of that book.
    Mary Beth Elderton

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  6. I would love a print copy of Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton. I bought it as an ebook when it came out because I don't have any good bookstores near me.

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  7. I really like the A Paris Sketchbook
    Entry form name: Marlene V.

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  8. I would also love 100 Years of Fashion Illustration.

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  9. I'd get The Country Cooking Of Ireland.

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  10. I'd love The Little Paris Kitchen cookbook!

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  11. I'd love The Little Paris Kitchen cookbook!

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  12. I would love to receive the Amy Butler's Style Stitches 12 Easy Ways to 26 Wonderful Bags. Thanks for a great giveaway!
    trishden948(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  13. would love the Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking book.

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  14. A Paris Sketchbook - just because <3 xo

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  15. another book would be a Paris sketchbook

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  16. I would like In The Wilds
    Drawings by Nigel Peake

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  17. the paper cutting...always interested me

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  18. I also would love to try The Family Cooks
    Thank You for the chance

    Fiona N

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  19. I would like GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

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  20. Another book I love is the family cooks cookbook.

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  21. I would like to have The Map as Art

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  22. In the Wilds would be a great book to have.

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