LEGO Adventure Book

I admit we’re a little late to the party with this one, but good things come to those who wait. We present an unofficial sequel to the great LEGO Ideas Books from the 80s.

The LEGO Adventure Book - Samples

The LEGO Adventure Book - Samples
With a builder’s list reading like a “who’s who” of LEGO builders (see right), and a special guest (see later) who will tickle the KFOL in every AFOL, Megan Rothrock’s (megzter) The LEGO Adventure Book looks to be very exciting for children and adults alike. The book is an unofficial sequel to 6000: LEGO® Idea Book, which any LEGO fan of sufficient age would have ogled in their younger days. I have to confess I only own one fan written book from many years ago, but plan to buy this one for myself, and my nephew and niece.

Megan says “For me and many other children who are now AFOLs the LEGO Idea Book showed us so much potential for what else could be built with LEGO bricks beyond the sets they came in. My wish is to have LEGO Adventure do the same for this generation as well as shake up the AFOL builders a little with a few challenging builds thrown in for them.” There’s over 200 pages featuring 200 models and 25 sets of instructions (yes instructions from some of the best builders featured here on TBB). Even without seeing the real book, I’d say she’s achieved her goal.

You can find more info online: at facebook, No Starch Press, and

The LEGO Adventure Book - Samples
Above and below are a couple of models from my usual realm of building, but if you flick through my stream you will find more great samples.
The LEGO Adventure Book - Samples

As for the special guest mentioned above… Megan persuaded one of the designers for the original 6000 book to come out of retirement and build something for this book. I’ll let you speculate on which of the builders it is ;)

3 comments on “LEGO Adventure Book

  1. TooMuchDew

    The book looks fantastic! Decisions, decisions… I think I’m going to have to order one at 30% off (with coupon code “PREORDER”) shipping USPS flat rate envelope: $5.15 Free ebook edition with print book purchase from and another as a gift currently 37% off free shipping via Amazon (supports TBB). Check out the “Click to LOOK INSIDE!” at for a 44-page preview of the book.

  2. grandpappy

    I just ordered my copy, through Amazon, from the link here. I look forward to this, it looks awesome!

    It also was the impetus for me to get a couple of other books that have been on my wish list for a while, now.

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