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From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company

From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company

by Lowey Bundy Sichol


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For fans of the successful Who Was series, From an Idea to Lego is a behind-the-bricks look into the world's famous toy company, with humorous black & white illustrations throughout.

Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea. Find out more about LEGO’s origins, those famous bricks, and their other inventive toys and movie ventures in this illustrated nonfiction book!
  • Find out the origin the name “LEGO.” (Hint: it combines two Danish words)
  • See how LEGO grew from a carpentry shop to a multi-platform toy company.
  • Discover how LEGO bricks are made and how they came up with their design.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328954947
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Series: From an Idea to Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 530,296
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.62(h) x (d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lowey Bundy Sichol is the author and creator of From an Idea to..., a movement that introduces business and entrepreneurship biographies to children. When she's not writing, you can find her throwing a ball, shooting hoops, or on the shore of Lake Michigan with her husband, three children, and two big goofy dogs. Look for her at