Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

Ancient, Modern, and Natural Wonders Made From LEGO

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
A book with more than 400 full color photos and plans for making the great Wonders of the World includes details for such landmarks as The Great Pyramid, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the International Space Station, the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, the Panama Canal and more. Includes two 17 1/2" x 24 3/4" posters suitable for framing. Original.

Book News
In this follow up to his book Brick City, Elsmore takes the reader back through engineering history via Lego blocks. The author, whose Lego models have toured the world, shows budding engineers how to recreate 28 of the world’s man-made and natural wonders. Step by step, and brick by brick, Elsmore’s easy to follow instructions allow readers to build miniature versions of the Great Pyramid of Giza, Hoover Dam, Niagara Falls, and the International Space Station. Included are instructions for 60 projects, including the 28 wonders of the world, and two pull-out posters showing these wonders in detail. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Barron's Educational Publishing
Barron's best-selling Brick City was a study of the world's most famous buildings in LEGO form. Now, master modeler, and LEGO aficionado, Warren Elsmore, takes the humble LEGO brick on another global tour, this time to recreate the stunning wonders of the ancient, natural, and modern world. Inside Brick Wonders, Elsmore presents helpful tips for neophyte LEGO modelers (such as where to buy the most useful bricks and how to build to scale) along with plans for constructing specific models. Vivid photos of completed LEGO models are stunning to view and include:

  • The Great Pyramid of Giza
  • The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • The International Space Station
  • The Panama Canal
  • The Grand Canyon
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    Featuring helpful drawings of structural details to guide model builders, Brick Wonders presents a modeler's panorama of the world's most breathtaking wonders. More than 400 full-color instructional and inspirational images throughout.BONUS POSTERS: Enclosed with the book are two dramatic posters featuring LEGO® model photos of the Wonders of the World. The posters, which are suitable for framing, unfold to 17 1/2" x 24 3/4".

  • Barron's best-selling Brick City, was a study of the world's most famous buildings in LEGO form. Now master modeler Warren Elsmore takes the humble LEGO brick on another global tour, this time, to recreate the stunning wonders of the ancient, natural, and modern word. Includes two wall posters!

    Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2014
    Edition: 1st ed
    ISBN: 9781438004112
    1438004117
    Branch Call Number: 745.592 EL76bw
    Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm

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