Proposed Amelia Earhart Lego set could fly into stores
Inspired by the best-selling kids book "I am Amelia Earhart" by Brad Meltzer and Chris Eliopoulos, this Lego set consists of the iconic pilot and her biplane.
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If any historical figure deserves her own Lego set, it's the famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart. She completed her cross-Atlantic trip in 1932, and then became the first person to fly across the Pacific in 1935.
Of course, it was her mysterious and tragic disappearance in 1937, when she and navigator Fred Noonan attempted to fly around the world, that made her even more famous than her triumphant flights. No traces of the two or their plane were ever found.
Other books in the series include biographies written especially for kids of Jane Goodall, Sacagawea, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi and more.
The proposed Lego set -- which you can vote for if you want it to be considered for an official Lego review -- consists of 186 parts, which includes an Earhart minifigure and her yellow biplane named Canary.
If the Lego set receives 10,000 votes, then a team of Lego specialists, including set designers, marketing and business representatives, will evaluate and decide if it has potential to become an official Lego set. The group analyzes the votes and the project information, and also figures out the set's playability, safety and whether it's a good fit for the Lego brand.