There's never a dull moment in LEGO(R) City! In this new LEGO(R) CITY 8x8, three crooks have escaped from Prison Island. Can the cops catch them before they get to shore? Find out in this funny, action-packed adventure featuring original illustrations!
Brick City is a model builder's festival in book form. What lends special distinction to the models is the way they're constructed. Each is made entirely of LEGO bricks! Known for decades as a favorite children's toy, LEGO bricks have entered the adult model builder's repertoire in recent years. Author and model maker Warren Elsmore presents instructions for neophyte LEGO modelers plus plans for constructing specific buildings and landmarks, along with vivid photos of completed LEGO models. The models represent landmarks from all over the world, and include-- St. Basil's Cathedral New York's New World Trade Center The Arc de Triomphe Rome's Colosseum A London taxicab Hong Kong ferries Buckingham Palace. . . and many others Featuring amazing photos of LEGO models, and scale drawings of structural details to guide model builders, Brick City presents a modeler's panorama of contemporary urban landscapes. More than 400 illustrations in color and black and white. BONUS POSTERS: Enclosed with the book are two dramatic posters featuring LEGO® model photos of architectural world landmarks. The posters, which are suitable for framing, unfold to 17 1/2" x 24 3/4"
LEGO® artist and designer Ekow Nimako shows that this iconic toy has an unexpected and innovative use: recreating beasts found in nature in stunning detail. LEGO® bricks have fueled the imaginations of aspiring designers and builders for generations. Now it's time for something complete new from Beasts from Bricks, recreating some of the world's rarest and most beautiful animals! This guide book presents illustrated, step-by-step instructions for building 15 animals from around the world: Africa, Europe, Asia, the Arctic, Oceania, Central/South America, the Caribbean, and North America. Not only does each project show you how to build your favorite animals in awesome detail, but each set of instructions also includes entertaining and educational information about the animal's characteristics and habitat. For example, did you know that the name "rhinoceros" actually means "nose horn"? You will also get a bonus gallery of the author, Nimako's, most complex, largest scale animal designs. Will you be able to recreate them someday? There's only one way to find out!
Let your creativity soar with 15 projects using interlocking bricks and to make birds from around the world.Interlocking bricks, such as LEGO(R), have fueled the imaginations of aspiring designers and builders for generations. In Birds from Bricks, horticulturist and LEGO enthusiast Thomas Poulsom guides you through re-creating nature's feathered-friends in stunning detail. Assemble your very own cardinal, macaw, penguin, and more!With detailed step-by-step instructions and full color photos of completed models, Birds from Bricks will let your creativity soar. Learn how to build 15 projects, featuring birds from around the world: North and South America, the Mid-Atlantic, Eurasia, Africa, the North Pacific, and Australia/New Zealand.Each set of instructions includes entertaining and educational information about the bird's characteristics and habitat. Poulsom's creative and charming designs surprise and delight lovers of birds, nature, and--of course--LEGO.
LEGO® builders, rejoice! The celebrated author of Brick City, Brick Wonders, Brick Flicks, Brick History and Brick Vehicles is back with this new title that offers 40 original, ingenious, and unique buildable projects to make from LEGO pieces. In Brick Animals, anyone with a drawer full of LEGO bricks will be able to build and customize cute animal models, including a cute cat, wild swan, big polar bear, friendly monkey, and more. Based on the brick selection found in some of LEGO's Classic series, each project is a great way to test out unusual building techniques or to mix up pieces from existing kits that have already been broken up. Free your inner architect with these fun projects that really get your creative juices flowing. You can follow the instructions to the letter or go off in your own direction--it's your choice! Many of the designs in these books use fewer than 100 bricks, so you don't need a lot of bricks to get started. Discover loads fun projects showcasing advanced techniques that are perfect for every LEGO enthusiast.
LEGO® Star Wars® sets and minifigures come to life in this beautiful photography book.Created by Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki using his son's favorite toys, the book features painstaking recreations of classic movie moments and hilarious new takes on fan-favorite characters and themes. Informative captions give technical details for each scene, while anecdotes from Lehtimäki offer background insights to his creative process.LEGO Star Wars Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy is a breathtaking new look at a timeless icon that allows fans to see their favorite minifigures from the classic saga in an exciting new way.© & TM 2015 LUCASFILM LTD.LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2015 The LEGO Group.Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.
LEGO® builders, rejoice! The popular series that includes Brick Animals and Brick Cars and Trucks is back with two new titles that each feature 40 original, ingenious, and unique buildable projects. Anyone with a drawer full of LEGO bricks will be able to build and customize models with help from these inspiring guides. Based on the brick selection found in some of LEGO's Classic series, each project is a great way to test out unusual building techniques or to mix up pieces from existing kits that have already been broken up. Follow the instructions or go off in your own direction--it's your choice! Many of the designs in these books use fewer than 100 bricks, so you don't need a lot of bricks to get started. In Brick Beasts, you will free your inner creative genius with brick builds that include a centaur, unicorn, griffin, ogre, dragon, and more. Discover loads of fun projects showcasing advanced techniques that are perfect for every LEGO enthusiast.
This thoroughly updated second edition of the best-selling Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide is filled with tips for building strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the LEGO Technic system. World-renowned builder Pawe? "Sariel" Kmiec covers the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from the concepts that underlie simple machines, like gears and linkages, to advanced mechanics, like differentials and steering systems. This edition adds 13 new building instructions and 4 completely new chapters on wheels, the RC system, planetary gearing, and 3D printing.You’ll get a hands-on introduction to fundamental mechanical concepts like torque, friction, and traction, as well as basic engineering principles like weight distribution, efficiency, and power transmission—all with the help of Technic pieces. You’ll even learn how Sariel builds his amazing tanks, trucks, and cars to scale.Learn how to:–Build sturdy connections that can withstand serious stress–Re-create specialized LEGO pieces, like casings and u-joints, and build custom, complex Schmidt and Oldham couplings–Create your own differentials, suspensions, transmissions, and steering systems–Pick the right motor for the job and transform it to suit your needs–Combine studfull and studless building styles for a stunning look–Build remote-controlled vehicles, lighting systems, motorized compressors, and pneumatic enginesThis beautifully illustrated, full-color book will inspire you with ideas for building amazing machines like tanks with suspended treads, supercars, cranes, bulldozers, and much more. What better way to learn engineering principles than to experience them hands-on with LEGO Technic?New in this edition: 13 new building instructions, 13 updated chapters, and 4 brand-new chapters!
How to Build Brick Cars shows you how to build tons of contemporary and classic sports cars entirely out of the world's favorite building block. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, start your engines and bust out your bricks! How to Build Brick Cars is here for the inner creative person in us all. Featuring over a dozen fully realized builds of classic and contemporary sports cars, race cars, and muscle cars, How to Build Brick Cars features a range of levels to challenge both LEGO newbies and the veteran block-slingers far and wide. Readers will find detailed, full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions for such classic and contemporary vehicles like:1932 Ford V-8 RoadsterDatsun 240Z2016 Le Mans Ford racerFerrari 250 GT CaliforniaJaguar E-Type coupe and convertibleFord F150 RaptorBugatti VeyronPorsche 911Featuring informative and historical text about each car and designed exclusively by Ford Motor Company vehicle designer Peter Blackert, How to Build Brick Cars will keep you busy from the flip of the first page to the end of the race track!