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Lego: A Solid History to Build Upon

Claire Greenhouse takes a look at good old fashioned Lego.  Why do we have such a fascination for a post war toy so simple in concept, and yet so brilliantly executed in terms of both design and marketing? The chances are you or a friend had a set or two as a child, played with it at school, or had had the misfortune to tread on a rogue piece first thing in the morning if your small children have a set or three themselves. If you want to know more about this wonder toy, read on.   Introduction There are a reported 600 billion tiny plastic Lego bricks in the...