Toy Arts and Crafts
The Complete Transformers Universe. Showcasing Rare Collectibles and Memorabilia
Hardcover ISBN: 0810998688
Officially licensed by Hasbro, Transformers Vault: The Complete Transformers Universe reveals, for the first time ever, a comprehensive history of the transformers. Fans now have a hands-on guide to the epic battle between the Autobots and decepticons, including the toys, the original animated series, comics, collectibles, and merchandise, as well as animated and live-action feature films. This heavily illustrated book features never-before-seen images from the Hasbro archives, seven interactive pieces of memorabilia, and an acetate slipcase with a unique "morphing" effect. Five visually driven chapters go behind the scenes of everyone's favorite robots in disguise, featuring early animation sketches, interviews with creators, patents, prototypes, action-figure designs that never made it to production, vintage packaging art, and development art from the films.
Global Icons to Make from Lego
Paperback ISBN: 1438002491
Brick City is a model builder's festival in book form. It's a pictorial collection of world- famous buildings--and a photo gallery that also includes pictures of each building's miniaturized model. What lends special distinction to the models is the way they're constructed. Each is made entirely of LEGO bricks. Known for decades as a favorite children's toy, LEGO bricks have entered the adult model builder's repertoire in recent years. Author and model maker Warren Elsmore presents instructions for neophyte LEGO modelers plus plans for constructing specific buildings and landmarks, along with vivid photos of completed LEGO models. The models that readers can build represent landmarks from all over the world, and include-- - The Golden Gate Bridge - New York's New World Trade Center - The Louvre in Paris - Rome's Colosseum - A London taxicab - Hong Kong ferries - The Great Wall of China . . . and many others Featuring photos of actual landmarks, amazing artwork, photos of LEGO models, and scale drawings of structural details to guide model builders, Brick City presents a modeler's panorama of contemporary urban landscapes. More than 400 illustrations in color and black and white. BONUS POSTERS: Enclosed with the book are two dramatic posters featuring LEGO® model photos of architectural world landmarks. The posters, which are suitable for framing, unfold to 17 1/2" x 24 3/4"
More Than 40 Itty-Bitty Minis to Knit, Wear, and Give
Paperback ISBN: 0823026922
Collects dozens of whimsical patterns for miniature knitted characters that can be used as wearables, gifts and decorations and created in less than an hour each, in a guide for advanced-beginner to intermediate knitters that also shares guidelines for converting small patterns into a larger toys. Original.
Pirates and Pompoms
How to Make Children's Toys and Costumes
Paperback ISBN: 178067743x
The Playtime Idea Book is packed with projects for creative parents. Follow a few simple steps to create handmade costumes, toys and props and you'll keep children entertained with make-believe pirate, forest-animal and circus worlds all day long. Only basic cutting, sticking and sewing skills are required. Focusing on these three popular themes (pirates, animals and the circus), projects include: eye patches and a telescope, stuffed animal friends, circus ringmaster's hat and a big-top canopy den. Each project includes a simple template and illustrated step-by-step instructions. Perfect for crafty adults looking for holiday activities that will keep little ones happy and busy.
Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred
Seriously Geeky Stuff to Make With Your Kids
Paperback ISBN: 1593272596
Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred is a geeky toy-making and craft book, stuffed with projects like sewing a stuffed sock squid, building a steam-powered milk-carton boat, soldering an oversized joy buzzer, and crafting working boomerangs. Readers create board games, musical instruments, and cool toys that move. The book assumes no prior knowledge of skills like carpentry, sewing, and soldering, and each project is explained from the ground up. Primers on topics like basic electronics help readers master foundational techniques so that anyone, regardless of their experience or skill level, can pick up this book and successfully build the projects. Projects are suitable for a wide range of builders and are all cheap, or even free, to build-best of all, once each project is built, readers have something totally sweet. Every project includes tips, tricks, and technical data that will help readers expand and modify the projects, or craft something totally new.
Ancient, Modern, and Natural Wonders Made from Lego
Paperback ISBN: 1438004117
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".
Collectors Encyclopedia of Barbie Doll Exclusives and More
Identification & Values
2nd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 157432134x
Collector Books is proud to release the second edition of this book, now including all Barbie exclusives produced and discovered by collectors since 1997. This all-in-one resource features over 1,800 vibrant color photos of Barbie exclusives with close-ups of each doll and descriptions. This encyclopedia includes the unusual and rare ultra-limited Jubilee series of dolls, the porcelain and vinyl dolls produced for Disney, the complete Barbie Festival collection, every national Barbie doll Collectors' Convention set, a spectacular collection of one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls auctions by Mattel for charity, and much more. 2002 values.