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What is LEGO?  Cover Image Book Book

What is LEGO? / by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.

O'Connor, Jim, (author.). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593092941
  • ISBN: 0593092945
  • ISBN: 9780593092958
  • ISBN: 0593092953
  • ISBN: 9781544446820
  • ISBN: 1544446829
  • Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An official WhoHQ book" -- Cover.
"16 pages of photos inside!" -- Cover.
"This book is not authorized, licensed, or endorsed by the LEGO Group or any affiliate." -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
What is LEGO? -- A toy maker -- Plastic -- LEGO takes off! -- How are LEGO bricks made? -- Branching out -- LEGO's little people -- Good times/Tough times -- A new leader -- Designing LEGO sets -- LEGO around the world.
Summary, etc.:
"The LEGO toy company was founded in 1934 by a Danish carpenter who loved making wooden pull toys. From its humble beginnings, the company has lived up to its name--which comes from the Danish phrase meaning to always "play well"--encouraging children to use their imagination and build whatever they can dream up. In this book, author Jim O'Connor describes how a simple concept--small plastic bricks that snap together--morphed into a cultural phenomenon"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Kirk Christiansen, Ole, 1891-1958 > Juvenile literature.
Kirk Christiansen, Godtfred, 1920-1995 > Juvenile literature.
LEGO koncernen (Denmark) > History > Juvenile literature.
LEGO toys > History > Juvenile literature.
Kirk Christiansen, Ole, 1891-1958.
Kirk Christiansen, Godtfred, 1920-1995.
LEGO koncernen (Denmark) > History.
LEGO toys > History.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

Available copies

  • 14 of 26 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Deep River Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 26 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Status Due Date Courses
Deep River Public Library J Non-Fic Series What Lego (Text) 36039153313966 Juvenile Nonfiction Series Available -

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