The author Lowey Bundy Sich of the amazing children's book series, "From an Idea to..." (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019), has kindly sent us her new book “From an Idea to Lego”. Her books introduces kids to entrepreneurship through stories of how our favorite companies came to be. Particularly, her new book “From an Idea to LEGO" explores the history of how LEGO came to be starting with Ole Kirk Christiansen as a boy. The story takes young readers (age 8-12) through Ole, Godtfred and Kjeld's leadership years and all the way to today. AFOLs are in the book as is Adam Reed Tucker and of course the latest LEGO movies. It's an inspirational story not to be missed by any fan of LEGO.
Overall, From an Idea to Lego, is a great creative fun read. It introduces yourself or your children to entrepreneurship and highlights the idea that all great companies started with just an idea and the courage to bring that idea to life.
From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company – Is available now at the following sites. Grab your copy today!!
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.