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The LEGO Ideas Book

Daniel Lipkowitz - Author
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Book: Hardcover | 9.01 x 10.86in | 200 pages | ISBN 9780756686062 | 19 Sep 2011 | Dorling Kindersley | 7 - 15 years
The LEGO Ideas Book

A New York Times best seller!

"Plenty of helpful tips that you can add to your repertoire and that will help you become a better builder." "If you’re a LEGO® fanatic (or know one), The LEGO® Ideas Book is worth taking a look at." -'s GeekDad blog

"Tips from master builders on taking what a child already has and making something new." -The Associated Press holiday gift guide for kids

You have what it takes! Did you ever wonder what you can do with all of those LEGO® bricks after you have created the project they came with?

Now with The LEGO Ideas Book, you can take what you already have and make something new! The book is divided into six themed chapters—transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure, and useful makes—each with basic templates of key models and spreads to inspire you to create your own.

Hints and tips from Master Builders can help you turn your classic car into a race car or add a bridge to your castle! Don't be concerned if you haven't got all the bricks you need: this book also shows how to simplify details, making this a great user-friendly guide for any building ability.

Featuring all-new LEGO® building projects, tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations, inspirational builds, and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders, The LEGO Ideas Book will keep kids of all ages creating for hours.


A 2012 IRA & CBC Children's Choices selection.

Awards and Notable lists:

  • International Reading Association and Children's Book Council Children's Choices Award
  • Teachers' Choice Award
  • Parents' Choice Award

A 2012 IRA & CBC Children's Choices selection.

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