Beasts from Bricks celebrates the natural world using LEGO

No Starch Press have announced the publisher’s next LEGO themed title, Beasts from Bricks.

In Beasts from Bricks, LEGO artist Ekow Nimako presents a series fifteen builds based on the natural world, with instructions to allow readers to recreate the models themselves.


Here is the synopsis:

LEGO bricks have fueled the imaginations of aspiring designers and builders for generations. In Beasts from Bricks, LEGO artist and designer Ekow Nimako shows that the popular and iconic toy has an unexpected and innovative use: to re-create nature’s fauna in stunning detail. The book presents illustrated step-by-step instructions for building 15 animals from around the world: Africa, Europe, Asia, Antarctica, Oceania, Central/South America, the Caribbean, and North America. Each set of instructions includes entertaining and educational information about the animal’s characteristics and habitat. Also included is a bonus gallery of Nimako’s more complex, large-scale animal designs.

Beasts from Bricks is due for release on August 31, available to pre-order now.



Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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