LEGO Heroes: LEGO® Builders Changing Our World—One Brick at a Time (Hardcover)
LEGO® Heroes is a collection of twelve remarkable stories featuring everyday heroes using the LEGO® system in innovative ways to solve global challenges.
Meet twelve visionary builders from around the globe who have turned LEGO® play into life-altering innovations through immense curiosity, creativity, passion, and a handful of LEGO bricks. From a wheelchair for an injured turtle to customized prosthetic arms to lab research for coral reef preservation, each chapter showcases individuals of all ages and backgrounds who have applied the LEGO System in Play to solve some of life’s greatest challenges in the fields of technology, sustainability, education, and more. With inspiring messages of imagination and problem-solving through play, readers will be moved by this heartwarming celebration of people who are changing the world . . . one brick at a time.
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MORE THAN A TOY: LEGO®Heroes takes a new and unique look at the worlds’ most beloved toy. These innovators of all ages are finding real-world applications for LEGO bricks to make the world a better place.
GREAT GIFT FOR AFOLs: Adult-fans-of-LEGO® will love this fascinating collection of stories about their favorite pastime. With interesting tidbits and moving takeaways, this book will inspire LEGO® fans to use their building knowledge in a new, life-changing way.
BELOVED BRAND: For decades, the LEGO® brand has inspired billions of people to stretch the limits of their imaginations. This book captures the long-standing boundless imagination, creativity, innovation, and care at the heart of the LEGO® brand.
- Ages 12+
- Adult fans of LEGO
- Gift givers
About the Author
Graham E. Hancock is a LEGO® expert who cannot remember life without LEGO bricks. He is the editor of Blocks magazine, a monthly publication for adult LEGO fans. He delivers LEGO talks at events and facilitates workshops with companies around the world. He lives with more LEGO models than he has room for in London, England.
"9.5 out of 10. LEGO Heroes is about the Master Builder in all of us. This collection of twelve stories puts a spotlight on folks whose love for the colorful bricks has inspired them to rebuild the world, in ways both large and small."
"Whether you’re a long-term fan or a casual LEGObuilder, the inspiring stories of how people are putting LEGO elements to work are sure to impress you."
— Brick Fanatics