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LEGO : a love story

Author: Jonathan Bender
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrates the phenomenon of adult fans of LEGO products, elevating the toy into a pop-culture icon, art medium, and key factor in robotics technology, as the author copes with becoming a master model builder and a father.
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Named Person: Jonathan Bender
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bender
ISBN: 9780470407028 0470407026
OCLC Number: 430736500
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 270 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Back to school --
I need a playroom --
My first con --
Stealing from a thief --
Color changes everything --
Brick separation anxiety --
Pink skulls --
Everything a princess could wish for --
I go on a playdate --
I give my wife a beach house --
The stranger side of building --
A man and his museum --
It's okay, I work here --
Becoming a brickmaster --
Danish Rocky and a real Star Wars expert --
A guest in LEGO's house --
Protectors of the brand --
Good luck, boys, that thing is heavy --
Building blind and the dirty brickster --
Children not included --
Kate the builder --
You can go home again --
There is no "I" in LEGO --
Miniland dad --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Jonathan Bender.

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Celebrates the phenomenon of adult fans of LEGO products, elevating the toy into a pop-culture icon, art medium, and key factor in robotics technology, as the author copes with becoming a master model builder and a father.

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