More like "from the book," actually.  At this school year's first LEGO Club meeting, we built creations inspired by scenes from books.  Some were classics, like The Night Before Christmas.

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Or this race (if only we could remember the name of the book . . .)

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Others were new favorites, such as Louis Sachar's Newbery Award-winning Holes. (With an assist from Dr. Who's TARDIS--what better way to escape juvie in the desert?)

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Or Clariel, part of Garth Nix's Old Kingdom series. 

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A couple were mash-ups--hey there, Dr. Who!--with one many-tentacled monster from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea menacing a jail.  

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And, finally, one can only be termed a "future bestseller" since it may not have come from a book (yet).

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But of course, the most important part of any book is the pages and pages and lines and lines of words.  So, here's to you, written text!

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