Mari Ono is an expert in origami and all forms of papercrafts. Born in Japan, she has lived in the United Kingdom for many years with her artist husband, Takumasa, where they both work to promote Japanese arts and crafts. Her previous books include Origami Farm, Origami for Children and More Origami for Children, Fun Origami for Children: Dino! and Fun Origami for Children: Willd!, all available from CICO. Mari is based in Churchdown, Gloucestershire.
Roshin Ono came to the UK from Japan at the age of seven with his mother Mari, a graphic designer, and artist father. He has participated in events introducing Japanese culture to the western world as well as writing Origami for Children with his mother.