By Jonathan Bender
An grownup LEGO fan's twin quest: to construct with bricks and construct a family
There are sixty two LEGO bricks for everyone on the planet, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender discovered that he didn't have a unmarried one in all them. whereas reconsidering his adolescence dream of turning into a grasp version builder for The LEGO team, he discovers the boys and ladies who're skewing the averages with collections of thousands of LEGO bricks. what's it concerning the ubiquitous, brightly coloured toys that makes them so tough for everybody to place down?
In seek of solutions and experience, Jonathan Bender units out to discover the quirky global of grownup enthusiasts of LEGO (AFOLs) whereas changing into a builder himself. As he participates in demanding situations at fan conventions, searches for the biggest inner most assortment within the usa, and visits LEGO headquarters (where he was once allowed into the pinnacle mystery set vault), he unearths his LEGO trip twinned with a moment artistic endeavor—to have a toddler. His worlds intertwine as he awaits the result: Will he win a construct festival or convey a brand new fan of LEGO into the realm? like any amazing love tale, this one has surprises—and a cheerful ending.
*Explores the area of grownup fanatics of LEGO, from rediscovering the early life joys of establishing with LEGO to comparing LEGO's position in tradition and art
*Takes an within examine LEGO conventions, neighborhood taboos, and construct demanding situations and is going behind-the-scenes at LEGO headquarters and LEGOLAND
*Tells a hot and private tale concerning the try to construct with LEGO and construct a family
Whether you're an avid LEGO freak or a onetime fan who now stocks LEGO bricks together with your childrens, this ebook will attract the internal builder in you and reignite a love for all issues LEGO.
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