Checkerboard Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing
IL: MG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 1
Follow the familyѫs story from Denmark where Ole Kirk Christiansen began making wooden toys in his Billund Carpentry Shop and Lumberyard to the companyѫs evolution to the LEGO company. Christiansen and his sons Godtfred, Karl, and Gerhardt purchase a machine that makes plastic toys, and create the LEGO brick, and his grandson Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen expands to LEGOLAND. Learn how LEGO bricks are made, who came up with the name, how the family name...
Discover the world's finest wine-touring regions with the first in Lonely Planet's Perfect Weekends series. Detailed itineraries recommend the most interesting wineries and the best places to stay and eat in 52 regions near major cities. Wine Trails introduces the secret gems in well-known regions such as Napa and Sonoma, Tuscany, Burgundy and Rioja, and also explores off-the-beaten-path regions in Georgia, Greece and beyond. Understand a place, a...