Laurens Valk is a member of the MINDSTORMS Community Partners who help test and develop new NXT products. He has been inventing robots with the MINDSTORMS NXT sets since their introduction, and one of his robot designs appears on the NXT 2.0 packaging. Valk is a co-author of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT One-Kit Wonders (No Starch Press) and a contributor to The NXT Step Blog. He lives in the Netherlands where he teaches robotics.
Hyper-detailed instructions--with full color, easy-to-read and understand illustrations--help budding enthusiasts navigate EV3 Kits with clear language and step-by-step directions. --School Library Journal Directions are mostly in the form of vivid and distinct images and diagrams...will definitely appeal to readers who like to learn by handling and tinkering with parts. --VOYA Magazine Whether you're new to the EV3, a FLL coach, on a FLL team, or maybe your robot has been sitting for a while and you're looking to breath new life into it, The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Discovery Book is for you! --GeekMom