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.
Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia
Employing a dynamic visual approach, HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA explains how the body works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.
These books are perfect for elementary and middle grade students who can read alone confidently. The narrative is fictional, but is filled with nonfiction facts and information about the topic at hand. In Horse Club, sisters Emma and Amanda revitalize their school's horseback riding club while also helping out at their family's bakery. This book discusses horse anatomy, breeds, horse care, horseback riding technique, baking recipes, and more.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About Sharks
An underwater treasure, Everything You Need To Know About Sharks is a vibrant book that redefines reference. From the outset with its attention-grabbing cover, through every exciting page inside, this book combines little-known information with engaging text and innovative, high-quality design. Everything You Need To Know About Sharks dives deep in the pursuit of fascinating facts. It teaches the basics of anatomy and taxonomy, plus how and where sea creatures live.
Fiction and non-fiction titles with audio from DK for early and emerging readers in the classic Eyewitness style.
Duck Pond Dip
Meet the ducks, frogs, and fish who live in the pond - there's so much to see!
Welcome to China
Welcome to China takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the world's biggest country, taking a look at its people, its landscape, its culture, and how all of these are changing with the times.
School Days Around the World
The DK Reader School Days takes a look at an average school day in the lives of children from seven countries around the world, showing how they are all different and yet all the same.
The Secret Life of Trees
Why do trees lose their leaves in winter? How do insects hide on bare branches? Let the trees themselves reveal their many secrets to you. Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds.
This Pre-Level 1 Reader presents a lively narrative about a petting zoo, encouraging a desire to read in children aged three to five. The simple sentences and strong visual clues make it easy for kids to follow the story as they learn about the zoo's residents, from a woolly lamb to a hungry rabbit.
A reference series made up of the Eyewitness titles, which typically include labeled photos, fact boxes, and the often imitated DK style.
Here is a spectacular, thought-provoking, and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of ecology. Superb color photographs of animals, plants, and ecosystems reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of life around us. See how plants store their food supply, how dung enriches the soil, how biodiversity is measured, the damage caused by acid rain, and a field-digger wasp capturing a fly. Learn how plants create their own food, how and when the world's human population "exploded," and how your backyard provides a small-scale model of life all over the Earth. Discover the links in the seashore food chain, how the buffalo was saved from extinction, why insects such as locusts are subject to population explosion, and much, much more!
Be an eyewitness to the prehistoric beasts that once ruled the earth and find out how ancient fossils and footprints can reveal their awesome world. From their evolution to their extinction, see what dinosaur skin was like, find out how a fossil can show if a dinosaur was a carnivore or herbivore, study claws and tails and how they were used, and more in this latest edition of an Eyewitness favorite.
New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the natural world of mammals. Stunning real-life photographs of bushbabies, badgers, wallabies and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of mammal behavior and anatomy. See how newborn mice develop, what the inside of a molehill looks like, what a whale has inside its mouth, how a chinchilla keeps its fur clean, and the only mammals that can fly. Learn how to recognize mammal footprints, why some animals store food in their cheek pouches, why you are a mammal, and how the porcupine frightens its enemies. Discover how camels can walk on sand, what mammals looked like in the Ice Age, why some mammals have spines instead of fur, what whiskers are for, why a wallaby has a pouch, and much, much more!
da Vinci and His Times
Celebrate the renewed popularity of history's original Renaissance man with a re-launched edition of this classic Eyewitness book, featuring eight exciting new pages of material. Detailed photographs and illustrations. Extensive information on the Renaissance puts Da Vinci in context.
Reference titles for MS and HS students with innovative features made famous by DK.
How Animals Work
How Animals Work explains the structures and systems of animal bodies, using exquisite photographs and diagrams to show how animals use their anatomy to move, communicate, hunt, and feed, and how their bodies enhance their chances in the struggle for survival.
All about Everything
All About Everything is the ultimate, unputdownable almanac for children. Containing an exciting collection of facts for kids, this vibrant and visual reference book contains a diverse mix of topics, presented in dazzling, colorful, child-friendly style with lively, informative text. From dinosaurs and animals to history and space, this highly illustrated collection of information brings together material from DK's popular One Million Things series, and is packed with fun and interesting facts on every topic imaginable.
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.
Wonders of the Natural World
Go on a journey to the top ten most amazing natural wonders on Earth - from awesome mountains to steamy jungles, icy glaciers to dusty deserts. Find out how they were formed, meet the wildlife who live there and explore their breathtaking features.