The LEGO Movie 2 Scholastic Books Review
Mar07

The LEGO Movie 2 Scholastic Books Review

There are a number of books available based on The LEGO® Movie 2 from various publishers. Thanks to Sambro, we got a couple of Scholastic’s offering to take a look at. Scholastic have published a handful of books featuring Emmet and friends including the two I’m going to take a look at. Namely the Totally Awesome Logbook! and the Little Library. As it’s World Book Day, it’s the perfect time to check them out....

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Beyond LEGO Boost With No Starch Books
Feb25

Beyond LEGO Boost With No Starch Books

Following the huge success of the LEGO® MINDSTORMS platform, back in 2017 the LEGO Group launched a brand new programmable platform called LEGO BOOST. The system is built around a Move Hub and includes various powered elements and sensors, which allow for numerous build combinations. The system is controlled with a companion app, that uses code blocks to create simple routines and motions. Beyond the Creative Toolbox, BOOST elements...

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Personalised Penwizard LEGO Book Review
Jan18

Personalised Penwizard LEGO Book Review

Just before Christmas I featured a personalised LEGO® book from Penwizard, in which you could create your own minifigure and have it featured in your very own one-of-kind Search-and-find book. The guys at Penwizard have since been in touch to see if I’ll like to take a look at one of the books. They have kindly created the LEGO City: Where’s Adam? book which will not only provides a valuable resource should I ever go...

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The LEGO Movie 2 Movie Guide Book Review
Dec24

The LEGO Movie 2 Movie Guide Book Review

The LEGO® Movie 2 is just over 2 months away but the range of products based on it all hit the shops on Boxing Day. As well as the numerous sets available, there are also a number of books, including a handful of titles from DK Books. One of which is the impressively named The LEGO® MOVIE 2™: The Awesomest, Most Amazing, Most Epic Movie Guide in the Universe!. For each of the LEGO Movie’s released over the last few years...

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LEGO Micro Cities Book Review
Dec15

LEGO Micro Cities Book Review

One area of LEGO® fandom that has always fascinated me is the use of microscale. LEGO elements can be used in numerous way to create amazing builds, but bigger doesn’t always have to mean better. Building on a such a small scale, suddenly turns various elements into completely new things along with how they are used changes. Microscale building let’s you create impressive scenes without needing thousands of bricks. Jeff...

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LEGO Architecture Ideas Book Review
Nov19

LEGO Architecture Ideas Book Review

LEGO® bricks are amazing things, they can be used to create an array of amazing things. But one of the most impressive things about LEGO bricks are what people can do with them. Once such person is Alice Finch, a name many will know from her amazing large-scale LEGO recreation of Hogwarts Castle. To create a build as intricate as Hogwarts, Alice needed to use some unique methods of brick wizardry to achieve correct architectural...

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The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Vol 2 Book Review
Nov06

The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Vol 2 Book Review

As the LEGO Group launch this year’s Build To Give campaign, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at Chris McVeigh’s second Christmas themed book, The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book Vol. 2. In the follow up to the first volume published in 2016, the latest Christmas Ornaments book features 16 new buildable festive trinkets to construct. Each featuring step-by-step build instructions and elements list....

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