MakerBot’s kids’ book teaches them about 3D printing

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We featured Brooklyn-based MakerBot on these pages back in 2010 thanks to its efforts to bring 3D printing to the masses with its initial range of build-your-own desktop machines. Now the project has created LEO the Maker Prince, a children's storybook that helps them learn about 3D printing and then download files to bring the characters to life. Authored by artist and writer Carla Diana, the book follows a fictional version of herself as she walks through Brooklyn with LEO, a robot that can turn anything she draws into reality through 3D printing. Readers learn how the robot's skills can…

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