DK's aim is to inform, enrich and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. DK maintains a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Reference titles for Elementary students with innovative features made famous by DK.
100 People Who Made History
Full of true-life stories and famous celebrities, 100 People Who Made History contains all the people you'd expect to find, and plenty that you wouldn't! Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers from all over the world. From Aristotle to Mark Zuckerberg, to Marie Curie to Pele, all areas of culture, history, industry, sports, entertainment, and more are covered. Perfect for book reports, school projects, or anytime reading.
Human Body Q & A
From head to toe, this is a compelling and fantastically photographed and illustrated examination of the human body, in DK's very successful question-and-answer format. Crammed with eye-opening questions and revealing answers no cell is left unturned.
Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Academy. Through the four years, she gets through the tough and pressured training with the support of teachers and fellow students, performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker and then faces final challenge of getting into the Ballet High School. The narrative and dialog are fictional, and read like the novels that this age group is just beginning to discover, but the books are filled with nonfiction facts and information about the topic at hand.
Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia
Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia is a comprehensive guide to the animal kingdom for students. Authoritative yet accessible, Animals catalogs everything from aardvarks to zebras with special focus on the superlatives that appeal to all: biggest, fastest, strongest, and strangest.
Fiction and non-fiction titles with audio from DK for early and emerging readers in the classic Eyewitness style.
Free At Last
Learn about the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who encouraged non-violent protest to fulfill his dream of a world where people would be judged "not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
Meet the Dinosaurs
Discover the world of dangerous dinosaurs and begin a wonderful reading adventure. Large text, simple sentences and lots of photographs make it easy and fun to help your child start reading confidently.
Water Everywhere gives readers a fresh look at water's journey around our planet, from rain to rivers to the kitchen sink. Part of a multistage reading program with five graduated levels, stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories.
Let's Play Soccer
Photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Erik goes to his first day of soccer practice and learns all about this exciting game.
A reference series made up of the Eyewitness titles, which typically include labeled photos, fact boxes, and the often imitated DK style.
Rock and Mineral
Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet. Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks as well as hundreds of sparkling minerals are covered in detail on where and how they form; as well as explaining characteristics such as hardness, color, and luster. Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks, minerals, and precious metals.
Here is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating world of fish. Striking color photographs of tropical fish, eels, seahorses, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of fish, how they behave and how they survive. See the lethal jaws of a piranha, a porcupine fish "puffing up," how a dogfish swims, growth rings on a fish scale, what a fish looked like 400 million years ago, and a fish with legs. Learn how a school stays together, why some fish swim upside down, how a stingray stings, which male fish can "give birth," how stickleback builds its nest, and why fish need water to breathe. Discover why a shark must keep swimming, how a ray can give an electric shock, what eyespots are for, how an archerfish "shoots" a victim, and much, much more! Discover the amazing world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their weird and wonderful habitats.
Eyewitness: Chicago offers readers a unique look at the history, geography, and interesting facts about the city of Chicago, from how Chicago got its name to explorations of Downtown and the North, South, and West sides to the industrial development to the Great Fire, to famous people and landmarks found only in Chicago. Fully illustrated with colorful maps, photographs, and illustrations, this book will appeal to readers ages 8 and up.
Force & Motion
DK's Eyewitness Force & Motion, focuces on contemporary and historical developments in the study of forces and motion. This book features clear, expertly written text, color and black-and-white photos, charts, graphics, and 3-D models -- all of which combine to make complex scientific concepts easy to understand.
Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how an invisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more!
Reference titles for MS and HS students with innovative features made famous by DK.
Geography of the World
Global diversity comes alive in Geography of the World, full of fact-packed spreads and full-color photographs. An ideal reference. Details each country’s physical geography, people, climate, culture,and landscape.
Pocket Genius: Space
From marvelous galleries of The Big Dipper, Little Dipper and other constellations, to in-depth looks at Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, to the Moons of Jupiter, comets and galaxies-not to mention entries on rockets and spacecraft-this visual encyclopedia opens up the vast and mysterious expanse of space.
1000 Inventions and Discoveries
Ever wondered who invented the Internet or your Ipod? Published in association with the Science Museum, "1000 Inventions and Discoveries" explores the fascinating history of events that shaped the world as it is today. Relive those Eureka moments: from the discovery of fire right up to present day research into genetic engineering. A timeline runs throughout the book, putting events in context, and feature-boxes explore the more significant inventions in detail.
Ask Me Everything
Ask Me EVERYTHING! Really! This book is chock full of lists and quips, stats and quotes, and will keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours. No topic is left unquestioned, no question is left unanswered.
One Million Things: Animal Life
A visually amazing encyclopedia all about animals. Crammed full of incredible stuff to dip into, from cool crustaceans to amazing arachnids, all revealed in a fascinating, exciting, totally different way: it's like a natural history museum, a search engine and the world's biggest zoo all rolled into one.