We received samples to review on our site.
I can’t even begin to describe the shear amount of LEGOS that we have in our house. We have so many and they aren’t organized. So what we’ve been thinking about doing is taking the LEGOS we have and either organizing them or just dumping them in a space we have and just have a family building day. My husband even thought it would be great to just build things with the wrong colored LEGO pieces to see what we could make. So, when I was offered these books to review I thought this is perfection!! Check out my video:
We have included these books in our Video Guide.
What do Jaguars, Spyders, elephants, and dolphins all have in common? They’re all included in Quarto’s new brick project books! From master brick artists come two great books, perfect for the animal, car, and toy lover. Beasts from Bricks shows that the popular and iconic toy has an unexpected and innovative use: to re-create nature’s fauna in stunning detail. How to Build Brick Cars, meanwhile, provides instructions on building tons of contemporary and classic sports cars entirely out of the world’s favorite building block.
Beasts from Bricks by Ekow Nimako
Amazing LEGO® Designs for Animals from Around the World – With 15 Step-by-Step Projects
Quarry | August 29, 2017
Hold mighty beasts in the palm of your hand! In Beasts from Bricks, LEGO® artist and designer Ekow Nimako shows us how to re-create wild animals in stunning detail. The 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. Each set of instructions includes entertaining and educational information about the animal’s characteristics and habitat. Also included is a bonus gallery of Nimako’s more complex, large-scale animal designs.
How to Build Brick Cars by Peter Blackert
Detailed LEGO® Designs for Sports Cars, Race Cars, and Muscle Cars
Motorbooks | September 19, 2017
Brick fans, start your engines! With How to Build Brick Cars, readers will tap into their inner creativity as they build their way through classic and contemporary sports cars, race cars, and muscle cars. Each build was designed by Peter Blackert, one of the world’s foremost custom builders in the brick world as well as a real-life car designer for the Ford Motor Company, and features informative and historical text about each car, step-by-step instructions, and STEM skills masquerading as LEGO® fun!