The Resource What is LEGO?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

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

Label
What is LEGO?
Title
What is LEGO?
Statement of responsibility
by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Jim
Dewey number
688.7/25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • 900L
Intended audience source
  • Penguin Workshop
  • Lexile
LC call number
TS2301.T7
LC item number
O32 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hammond, Ted
Series statement
What is...?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kirk Christiansen, Ole
  • Kirk Christiansen, Godtfred
  • LEGO koncernen (Denmark)
  • LEGO toys
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What is LEGO?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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 note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • A new leader
  • Designing LEGO sets
  • LEGO around the world
  • 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
Control code
on1114214849
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593092958
Lccn
2019054567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1114214849
  • (OCoLC)1114214849
Label
What is LEGO?, by Jim O'Connor ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Publication
Copyright
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 note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • A new leader
  • Designing LEGO sets
  • LEGO around the world
  • 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
Control code
on1114214849
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780593092958
Lccn
2019054567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1114214849
  • (OCoLC)1114214849

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