Minecraft--a humble computer game about placing blocks--is a global phenomenon that has captured the imagination of more than 36 million players around the world. Often described as a digital version of LEGO, Minecraft offers an open-ended playing field where players design and build environments that others can explore. For many users, the game's "creative mode" is its most appealing feature: The game is helping to shape a generation of young architects, designers, and artists.
The most impressive and spectacular achievements in Minecraft design are its cities, which range in style from contemporary realism to fantasy, from historical to futuristic. The product of thousands of hours of work by devoted Minecraft players, these virtual places are the envy of millions who aspire to master the skills to create them. Block City presents a collection of amazing Minecraft cities created by masters, with step-by-step tutorials for readers to build structures and features themselves.
Reveal, explore, and celebrate the fascinating LEGO(r) story in The LEGO(r) Book. From its beginnings in a carpenter's workshop and the development of the first plastic brick, to the group's current position as an international brand, a timeline highlights key moments in LEGO(r) history.
Fascinating facts on every significant LEGO(r) product line, theme park, video game, artwork, competition, club, collectible and more combine with images from the LEGO Group's photo archives-many seen here for the first time-and inspiring ideas on how to make a variety of things from just a few bricks. Packaged in a beautiful slip case with cutting-edge design, this two-volume set also features "Standing Small"-a 96-page book celebrating the minifigure.
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Experience the ABC's like never beforeWith galactic friends who are hardly a bore.From Akbar to Zeb, this nice little primerWill teach you and make you an excellent rhymer.So, Padawans, prepare, get ready, get setTo learn the ways of the Force--and the alphabet
Meet the very ordinary Emmet and join him on his extraordinary quest to save the universe in The LEGO(R) Movie: Awesome Adventures This Level 2 book from DK's levelled reading program follows the adventures of The LEGO(R) Movie, assembling in February 2014.
DK Readers are a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge -- compatible with the framework for teaching literacy.
A full-color chapter book based on the newest LEGO(R) theme.
The sneaky Wolves have teamed up with the Crocodiles in the battle for control of all the CHI in Chima. The Lions only have one hope for defeating their enemies: their trusted ally, the Eagles. But are the Eagles clever enough to outwit the scheming Wolves? Find out as the Legends of Chima continue in this exciting chapter book.
Packed with original comic book art and created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics, Iron Man: The Ultimate Guide to the Armored Hero is essential for comic book and movie fans alike. From his tragic past to becoming a superhero, explore every thrilling twist and turn in the Iron Man story. Fans will get details on Stark's scientific genius, his secret life as a crime fighter, his personal struggles and demons, his involvement in the Avengers, his role in Secret Invasion, his allies, foes, and moreTM & (c) 2008 Marvel Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Licensed by Marvel Characters B.V. www.marvel.com. All rights reserved.
Star Wars, one of the biggest movie franchises of all time, comes to life in Star Wars Episodes 1-VI: The Skywalker Saga Poster-A-Page with collectible posters and character stories. With each page a poster, plus 9 supersize fold-out posters, young fans will be able to pull apart this book and decorate with posters of the Star Wars experience Star Wars is an ever deepening, timeless, mythological tale of good versus evil, set in a galaxy far, far away. Filled with noble Jedi Knights, fearsome creatures, and cruel villains, the epic space fantasy introduced "the Force" into the global vocabulary, along with characters such as evil Darth Vader, wise old Yoda, idealistic Luke Skywalker, and lovable Chewbacca. The epic Star Wars saga continues to grow and expand, captivating new generations with its exotic worlds, iconic themes and unforgettable stories. A new era in the rich history of Star Wars is about to begin with a new trilogy of Star Wars movies, starting in 2015, and a series of Star Wars spin-off movies, over the coming yearsThe Poster-A-Page series delivers children's most popular characters, stories, and memorable moments to them in a unique visual format and offers kids ages 4-12 the opportunity to bring their favorite friends and stories into their homes, onto their walls, and become part of their world.
Detective Chase McCain is always ready to protect justice So when the mayor needs an important box guarded on a cargo plane, it is up to Chase to make sure it arrives safely.
Too bad for Chase that the infamous criminal Rex Fury shows up with other plans
A new LEGO (R) City cargo plane-themed adventure 8x8, featuring Detective Chase McCain--hero of LEGO City: Undercover (Wii U videogame, in stores March 2013).