The LEGO (R) Ideas Book
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The LEGO (R) Ideas Book : You Can Build Anything!

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Over 2 million copies sold worldwide!

Be inspired to create and build amazing models in LEGO (R) bricks!

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! This awesome activity book is divided into six themed chapters - transport, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes - to inspire every member of the family to get building.

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.

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c)2011 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.
Produced by DK Publishing under licence from the LEGO Group.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 234 x 279 x 19mm | 1,124g
  • DK CHILDREN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1405350679
  • 9781405350679
  • 5,071

Table of contents

1: Introduction
2: Brick Tips
3: Planes, Trains & Automobiles


1: Start Up Your Engines
2: Cars
3: Monster Trucks
4: Trucks
5: Ice Cream Van
6: Small Vehicles
7: Around the World
8: Classic Trains
9: City Trains
10: Aeroplanes
11: Hot Air Balloon
12: Helicopter
13: Boats
14: Fishing Boat
15: Meet the Builder: Barney Main


4: Town & Country


1: Bricks for Building
2: Family House
3: Ground Floor
4: Top Floor
5: Microbuildings
6: Train Station
7: Station Buildings
8: Inside the Station
9: Country Barn
10: Farmyard Life
11: Down on the Farm
12: Bridges
13: Bigger Bridges
14: Meet the Builder: Deborah Higdon


5: Out of this World


1: Stellar Pieces
2: Hover Scooter
3: Space Walkers
4: Spacefighter
5: Small Spaceships
6: More Small Spaceships
7: Microships
8: More Microships
9: Small Transporters
10: Moon Miner
11: Robotic Vehicles
12: Jetpacks
13: Rocket
14: Aliens
15: Meet the Builder: Tim Goddard


6: In Days of Old


1: Pieces of History
2: Castle
3: Drawbridges
4: Portcullis
5: Castle Doors
6: Traps
7: Knightly Steeds
8: Wagons & Carts
9: Dragons
10: Battering Rams
11: Laying Siege
12: Cannons & Catapults
13: Micromedieval
14: Meet the Builder: Sebastiaan Arts


7: A World of Adventure


1: Bricks for Adventure
2: Pirate Ship
3: A Pirate's World
4: Shipwreck
5: Pirate Island
6: Viking Longship
7: Viking Village
8: Jungle Rope Bridge
9: Into the Jungle
10: Wild Animals
11: Robots
12: Creature 'Bots
13: Real-World Robots
14: Meet the Builder: Duncan Titmarsh


8: Make & Keep


1: Useful Pieces
2: Desk Tidies
3: Truck Tidy
4: Minifigure Display
5: Boxes
6: Treasure Chest
7: Picture Frames
8: Mosaics
9: 3-D Mosaics
10: Classic Board Games
11: More Board Games
12: Building Reality
13: Your Own Designs
14: Meet the Builder: Andrew Walker


9: Acknowledgements
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This inspiring book contains compendium of ideas to fire up your budding builder -- Catherion O'Dolan * Junior * Infinite inspiration for LEGO addicts -- Child's Choice * The Scotsman Magazine * Perfect for little boys as well as men who are still big kids at heart -- Veronica Kirby * Handbag.com *
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About DK

Daniel Lipkowitz is an editor and story developer for the LEGO Group. He writes for LEGO (R) Master Builder Academy and LEGO Club Magazine, creates characters and storylines for new LEGO themes, and writes scripts for animated LEGO movies and videos. He is the author of DK's New York Times bestselling The LEGO Book, The LEGO Ideas Book, LEGO Batman Visual Dictionary and LEGO Play Book.
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Rating details

1,574 ratings
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4 27% (432)
3 14% (220)
2 3% (48)
1 2% (34)

Our customer reviews

I bought this book for my 8 year old son. It has been looked at almost daily since it's purchase several months ago and lego is being played with in our home in new and exciting ways. I am so glad we got this. It has really helped to fire my sons imagination.show more
by Adina Chelom
I think this is the same book I bought for my grandson. I did flick through it (in Canberra) and thought the pictures were beautiful. My grandson thought it was out of this world! He can now start collecting the pieces (indicated in the book) to copy some Lego airplanes, etc etc, then, he will make his own space ships, houses, viking boats, etc. I thought that, that was the aim of the book! Wasn't it??????????? Anyway, I will get the next one from BDepository. Much cheaper. N. Shepherdshow more
by Nathalie Shepherd
I bought this book thinking it would actually show how to make the 'ideas', however it does not, and as it was a gift for my five year old grandson for Xmas, I feel that now I will have to look for something else. I guess, nothing actually beats being able to flick through a book and then come to a decision as to whether it is suitable.show more
by Jean Harris
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