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.
First Nature Encyclopedia
This fun-packed nature encyclopedia introduces students to every aspect of the natural world. Includes close-up photography and full-color illustrations. Features detailed information boxes and curiosity quizzes.
First Space Encyclopedia
This book introduces the universe by visiting all the planets of our solar system and their moons, as well as our Sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies. First Space Encyclopedia includes information about the great Pluto debate and the recent discovery of an Earth-like planet, as well as pictures from the latest voyages by shuttles, rovers, and probes, and the conflicting evidence on aliens and UFOs.
Everything You Need to Know About Frogs and Other Slippery Creatures
Everything You Need to Know About Frogs and Other Slippery Creatures is a fascinating read - not only do you discover the basics of reptile and amphibian anatomy, you also learn about the lives and times of a great number of creatures: see how they survive in lakes and rivers, forests and deserts, and how they have adapted to the most inhospitable habitats.
How Things Work Encyclopedia
The How Things Work Encyclopedia takes a look at the technology all around us-and then explains how it works. In each themed section of the encyclopedia, inventions are unpacked to show how and why they work the way they do. Readers can lift the hood of a car engine, get inside a TV set, and discover the power of invisible microwaves. Photographs of the inventions and discoveries, with close-ups, cutaways, and diagrams, bring the technology to life so children can really see and understand what's going on inside.
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.
Fiction and non-fiction titles with audio from DK for early and emerging readers in the classic Eyewitness style.
Fishy Tales takes a journey through a coral reef, where kids can watch small fish swim in and out of the coral and jellyfish float up and down in the waves.
Submarines and Submersibles
Dive, dive, dive! Travel beneath the ocean's surface and learn all about the amazing world of submarines in this Level 1 DK Reader. Submarines and Submersibles follows a team of scientists down to the ocean's depths in a vivid introduction to the world of underwater craft.
A Day at Greenhill Farm
Every morning when the rooster crows, Greenhill Farm springs to life! Join the ducklings, cows, and sheep for a busy day on the farm.
Fire Fighter! Ring! Ring! Ring! It's the fire alarm! A house is on fire! The fire fighters are on their way!
A reference series made up of the Eyewitness titles, which typically include labeled photos, fact boxes, and the often imitated DK style.
From the biological code that links all living things to what happened during the Ice Age: let your child trace the discoveries that explore and explain the amazing diversity of life on Earth.
An original and exciting new guide to the enthralling challenges of life and death on the world's greatest mountain ranges. Spectacular, full-color photographs of secret mountain kingdoms and scenes of courageous climbers as they conquer the summits present an inspiring "eyewitness" view of the majesty of mountains. See castles among the clouds, cable cars, funiculars, and steep mountain roads, lost ruins of the fabled Inca and Aztec civilizations, and dramatic waterfalls and rock formations. Learn how mountains are created, where to seek shelter in an avalanche, why the body of Otzi, the Ice Man, lay undiscovered for centuries, and why the Crusaders perched castles on peaks. Discover the truth behind yetis and other mountain myths, what really happened on Mallory and Irvine's fatal expedition to Everest, the sacrifice of the ice maidens of the Andes, how climbers tackle a sheer rock face, and much, much more.
Arms and Armor
DK Eyewitness Arms and Armor is an original and exciting look at the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Stunning real-life photographs reveal the design, construction, and workings of armor, offering a unique "eyewitness" view of how methods of warfare have changed. Show your child the very first weapons ever made, the armor worn by medieval knights, the battledress of a Japanese samurai, and the guns used by the frontiersmen and outlaws of the Wild West. They'll also discover the weapons that were carried by the first police officers, how sword and pistol duels were fought and much more!
Explore the rich diversity of the world's most populous democracy in this stunning guide. Witness the beauty of the Taj Mahal, learn how India gained its independence, discover the splendor of the Mughal dynasty, and much, much more. Discover the people and traditions of one of the most dynamic countries in the world.
Packed with superb color illustrations and fascinating facts, this highly informative guide explores all aspects of technology, from ancient artifacts to the latest advances in computer-aided design. Clearly annotated photographs and diagrams give an invaluable insight into the tools, machines, and systems that have shaped the modern world. See how the strength of different materials is measured, the structure of a suspension bridge, how keyhole surgery works, what astronauts eat in space, and how milk bottles have changed shape. Learn which materials pull and which ones push, how engines convert heat into work, how an airplane flies, how instant coffee is created, and how a ring-pull is made. Discover why glass is a liquid, the difference between inventors and designers, what a CD is made from - and how a CD player works, how science can help protect threatened plant species, and much, much more.
Reference titles for MS and HS students with innovative features made famous by DK.
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.
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.
How to be a Genius
This incredible book tells you how the brain works, how it helps you survive in the world, and how it makes you the person that you are. You can study the different functions, areas, and states of the brain, and at each stage, there are cool games, quizzes, puzzles, brain teasers, and more! The activities show readers how their brains can work even better, making this a challenging, informative, and practical book; truly a unique book.
With Danger!, readers will tour the adrenaline-filled worlds of animals, nature, space, science, the human body, and more. Discover animals armed with sharp claws and killer jaws, deep-sea monsters, poisonous plants, and frogs falling from the sky, not to mention some of the world's most accident-prone humans and the most dangerous mathematical formula in history. An encyclopedia like no other, this guide will captivate kids of all ages as they explore the dangerously exciting world around them.
Ask Me Anything
An inventive and informative collection of lists, Q-and-As, and trivia. Want to know who the cuddliest carnivores are? Need to find the opening lines to a myriad of national anthems? Find the answers to these and thousands of other off-the-wall questions quickly and effortlessly with Ask Me Anything.