Awesome LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have

Author: Sarah Dees
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781624142703
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Have a Blast Building New LEGO Toys, Animals, Scenes and Working Contraptions Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more! Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park and go-cart entertainment arena. Your knight minifigures will have a real adventure when they encounter a green fire-breathing dragon! Help the knights win the battle by building a catapult and a crossbow that really work. Think you’re a LEGO pro? Then try the no-instruction projects, where you can put your creativity and LEGO building skills to the test by building something using just a photo as a guide. No matter how you use it, this book will help you and your family or friends have a crazy amount of fun building new toys and scenes with your LEGO bricks! *** More Than 50,000 Copies In Print! ***

Epic LEGO Adventures with Bricks You Already Have

Author: Sarah Dees
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781624143953
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Have a Blast Building New LEGO® Creations That Crash, Crumble, Catch on Fire and Make You Laugh Gather up your LEGO® bricks and get ready for a wild and fun adventure! Sarah Dees went all out with this new collection of crazy-cool creations you can build at home with bricks you already have. What’s special about this book is that it’s both a storybook and a project book. Follow along the epic journeys of fascinating characters and the silly things they do. Then learn how to build each element of the scenes and characters with step-by-step photographs and instructions, even how to make them look damaged like they get in the pictures. The stories kick off hours of adventurous playtime with all-new, epic space ships, off-road vehicles, mysterious ancient palace ruins, jet skis, cute animals, creepy mutant bugs and more! Build and play along with three clumsy aliens living on the moon with their space blaster that’s constantly malfunctioning, and the astronauts who become their accidental neighbors after a crash landing. In another chapter, join a group of kids who transport dinosaurs to their modern lives with a time machine they find (and you build). You’ll be rolling on the floor laughing about what crazy mischief those dinosaurs get into! You and your family will have so much fun building these awesome toys and reading the stories over and over again, you’ll never want to leave LEGO® world.

Totally Cool Creations

Author: Sean Kenney
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: 9781466844919
Release Date: 2013-09-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Three books in one! This is the ultimate Sean Kenney collection that includes the classic LEGO model building books: Cool Cars and Trucks, Cool Robots, and Cool City. And as an added bonus there are over twenty-one NEW instructions and model tips included. So whether you want to build an SUV, a skyscraper, or a transformer this is the must-have collection for all LEGO enthusiasts to let their imaginations run wild!

Amazing Brick Mosaics

Author: Amanda Brack
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250163622
Release Date: 2018-04-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Build awesome paintings brick by brick! Every LEGO-loving kid has at least one huge bin of bricks – the sets are built, dismantled, and typically never built again – and this book gives them dozens of ways to reuse them in fun projects that range from easy to challenging. Featuring a simple yet elegant mosaic technique, step-by-step instructions, and full-color photographs for making 25 cool two-dimensional pictures, Amazing Brick Mosaics offers unique projects that will delight any LEGO enthusiast.

Amazing ABC

Author: Sean Kenney
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466815797
Release Date: 2012-07-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This alphabet book of fantastic LEGO creations is specifically for toddlers. It's a visual LEGO feast rather than an instructional book. The colorful, bold images are easily recognizable for the youngest LEGO enthusiasts.

The Wild Robot

Author: Peter Brown
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780316382014
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a fierce storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home--until, one day, the robot's mysterious past comes back to haunt her. From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed novel about what happens when nature and technology collide.

Tiny LEGO Wonders

Author: Mattia Zamboni
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277352
Release Date: 2016-12-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

In this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn how to build 40 miniature models of race cars, airplanes, ships, trains, and more. These fun, compact designs will inspire you to get creative with as few as nine LEGO® pieces. Imagine what you can build with just a handful of LEGO bricks—almost anything! In Tiny LEGO Wonders, you'll create miniscale models of real vehicles ​like: *A ​space shuttle ​*Jets, planes​, and helicopters *Flatbed trucks and cement mixers *France’s high-speed TGV train *F1 racecars *Muscle cars *Cargo, cruise, wooden ships, and more!​ Let your creativity run wild!

Art of LEGO Design

Author: Jordan Schwartz
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593275532
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The most impressive LEGO models often take careful planning (and lots of pieces), but with some inspiration, a little imagination, and a number of tried-and-true techniques, you too can turn bricks into a masterpiece. In The Art of LEGO® Design, author Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic medium. This wide-ranging collection of creative techniques will help you craft your own amazing models as you learn to see the world through the eyes of some of the greatest LEGO builders. Each concept is presented with a collection of impressive models to spark your imagination—like fantastic dragons, futuristic spaceships, expressive characters, and elaborate dioramas. You’ll discover some of the inventive techniques that LEGO artists use to: * Create lifelike creatures from unusual elements like inside-out tires and minifigure capes * Design sleek cars without showing a single stud * Add ambience to dioramas with light bricks or LEDs * Craft eye-catching textures to create cobblestone roads and brick walls * Build sturdy, detailed, posable mechs and other figures * Add depth with forced perspective and interesting silhouettes Interviews with the talented builders behind many of the book’s models reveal their thoughts on the design process and what inspires them most. Even if you’ve been building with LEGO since you could crawl, you’ll find new inspiration in The Art of LEGO® Design.

The LEGO Ideas Book

Author: Daniel Lipkowitz
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 1405350679
Release Date: 2011
Genre: LEGO toys

Be inspired to create and build amazing models in LEGO®!The LEGO Ideas Book is packed full of tips from expert LEGO builders on how to make jet planes reach new heights, create fantastic fortresses, swing through lush jungles, have fun on the farm and send space shuttles out of this world! The book is divided into six themed chapters - transport, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes. With over 500 models and ideas, this book is perfect for any LEGO fan - young or young at heart - who want to make their models cool, fun and imaginative.

Build It Volume 1

Author: Jennifer Kemmeter
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 9781513260389
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This series of visually rich instruction books for Lego® creations is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside you'll find a range of creative models to put together--from animals to airplanes, street scenes to seascapes and much more, created using the Lego® Classic set 10693, or bricks you already have at home. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 “dioramas” featuring a diverse range of models. Full color, step-by-step diagrams guide you through the process, enhancing the fun.

The LEGO Animation Book

Author: David Pagano
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277895
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Performing Arts

Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation—no experience required! Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production. Along the way, you’ll learn how to: –Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures –Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors –Design sets for animation—make three buildings look like an entire city! –Light, frame, and capture consistent photos –Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales –Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks –Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play! For ages 10+

Cool Creations in 101 Pieces

Author: Sean Kenney
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466877269
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Creativity knows no bounds! LEGO artist Sean Kenney reuses up to 101 LEGO bricks to create a variety of images in all categories: vehicles, spaceships, home accessories, animals, nature, robots, and many other subjects. This second offering in the "Pieces" series is sure to spark imagination and encourage kids to think outside the box, which is the message that Sean strongly promotes about creativity, imagination, and building with LEGO. Building instructions for over 20 models are included.

Geeky Lego Crafts

Author: David Scarfe
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593277679
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Indulge your love for LEGO by making the challenging, quirky, and occasionally practical designs in Geeky LEGO Crafts. Follow the step-by-step instructions to build handy bookends, geeky coasters, a stylish wine rack, adorable pencil holders, and much more.