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Warren Elsmore’s new Brick Flicks book due October

Brick FlicksWarren Elsmore has a new book out in October!

Following on from the Brick City release, Warren recreates iconic scenes from films including Raiders of The Lost Ark, Rocky, King Kong, Lawrence of Arabia and many more!

From Ghost Busters to The Godfather, and Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to Norman Bates in Psycho, here is a  collection of the most iconic film moments and characters of all time, expertly built from LEGO. Following the international success of Brick City: Global Landmarks to Make from LEGO (which was translated into fifteen languages), Warren Elsmore returns with even more brilliant unofficial LEGO creations. A perfect gift for the LEGO enthusiast and the film fan alike, Brick Flicks contains more than 60 entertaining recreations of favourite movies, from musical numbers and shoot-outs, to romantic scenes and classic poster designs. The full-colour illustrations are accompanied by commentary on how they were made and interesting facts about the movies themselves. There are also instructions on how to replicate many of the scenes at home from your own LEGO collection. Whether you are just a beginner or a more advanced LEGO fan, this is a book you won’t be able to put down

Brick City: LEGO For Grown Ups

Brick CityWarren Elsmore is one of the few professional LEGO builders in the UK. He has recently released a book – Brick City: LEGO For Grown Ups.

The book features some of Warren’s work along with other notable LEGO Builders including Sean Kenney and Arthur Gugick

You can order Brick City: LEGO for Grown-ups from Amazon, currently priced £8.18 (RRP £12.99).

10% off at The Book People

The Book People have been in touch to inform us off a new offer they are running until the end of April.

To qualify for 10% off there is a minimum spend of £35.00. To receive 10% off your next order simply enter AFSUNSHINE in the “Enter product code or ref” dialogue box at checkout.

The Book People offer a fantastic range of LEGO books as well as other titles from fiction, hobbies, travel and biographies! Click on the link for more!

The Yoda Chronicles with exclusive minifigure

Yoda ChroniclesUSA Today have an exclusive look at the forthcoming Dorling Kindersley The Yoda Chronicles book which accompanies the animated series.

You can pre-order the book from Amazon – Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles which is available from 15th July 2013, priced £11.30.

The Limited Edition version of the book comes with a Special Forces Commander Clone Trooper!

Toy Soldier minifigure free with Minifigures Character Encyclopedia

Amazon have the DK LEGO Minifigures Character Encyclopedia available for pre-order, priced £12.74. The hardback book is due at the start if May and comes with an exclusive Toy Soldier minifgure!

“Go on the ultimate LEGO adventure in LEGO Minifigures Character Encyclopedia, with an exclusive minifigure. Meet every single LEGO Minifigure character, including Punk Rocker and Lawn Gnome as well as the DJ and the Pirate Captain.

Inside you’ll find character biographies, accessories information, and fun LEGO facts – just what is under Bunny Suit Man’s ears? And why is the peaceloving hippie carrying flowers? You can also explore themed pages taking you through various locales like a rock concert, a summer party and the beach.

With inside information on each minifigure’s personality, its likes and dislikes, and real-world information behind its creation, LEGO Minifigures Character Encyclopedia is a must-have for any LEGO fan.”

Click on the image to pre-order!

 

New Dorling Kindersley LEGO Books for 2013

AMUSCDorling Kindersley have announced loads of new LEGO books for 2013 including titles for Friends and a LEGO Play Book amongst others!

LEGO Amazing Minifigure Ultimate Sticker Collection, priced £7.99 which is due 17th January 2013 which includes newest LEGO minifigures in one collection.

The new collection features over 1,000 stickers including accessories, vehicles and characters from the City, Disney Cars, Friends, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Ninjago, Star Wars and Toy Story lines.

 

Battle for the stolen crystalsFour new DK Star Wars books are planned for 2013. Brickmaster, Star Wars: The Battle of Stolen Crystals includes two mini-figures, Commando Droid and a Commander Gree  as well as 187 pieces and weapons.

To tie in with the YouTube short animation series, The Yoda Chronicles, DK will be releasing an acompanying book with everything you need to know about our favourite little green Jedi Master. Priced £14.99 and available from August 2013.

Also available from July 2013 are The Attack of The Clones and Revenge of The Sith LEGO books which re-tell the films of the same names LEGO style!

Quest for ChiThe Legends of Chima: Brickmasters, The Quest For Chi includes two mini-figures and enough bricks to build a variet of models for LEGO’s hottest new line. Priced £19.99 and available from May.

There are also plans for an Ultimate Legends of Chima Sticker Collection, £7.99 available from May 2013.

And finally two new DC titles are to be released in May both priced £4.99. LEGO DC Super Heroes Ready For Action lets you see your favourite DC Super Heroes do what they do best – save the day. Follow Batman & Robin as they swoop and soar through Arkham City fighting baddies and helping people on the way!

LEGO DC Super Villains lets you see your favourite baddies do what they do best – wreak havoc. Follow Two-Face, The Joker and The Riddler as they run amok in Arkham City causing trouble for Batman & Robin.