DK Publishing, Inc
Most widely held works by DK Publishing, Inc
DK illustrated Oxford dictionary ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
Includes 180,000 entries and 4,500 illustrations to explain general, technical, scientific, and other specialized words.
Chronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
Atlanta 1996 marks the centenary of the modern Olympic Games. Featuring more than 750 spectacular photographs by top sports journalists, Chronicle of the Olympics brings to life every Summer and Winter Olympic Games since Athens 1896. Witness the triumphs and the disappointments - Jesse Owens's four gold medal wins at the 1936 Berlin Games; Mark Spitz winning seven golds at the 1972 Munich Games; Ben Johnson being stripped of his 100-meter gold at the 1988 Seoul Games. Relive the sensational atmosphere of the 1984 Los Angeles Games, and recall the drama of the controversial clenched-fist salutes of the American "Black Power" athletes of the 1968 Mexico Games. Entertaining and nostalgic, Chronicle of the Olympics also features a comprehensive appendix listing all the competitive events and medalists since the beginning of the Games, making it an invaluable reference source.
Ultimate visual dictionary of science ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
"In the tradition of this publisher's other visual dictionaries, this volume is crammed full of clear, easily understandable, full-color illustrations and charts explaining various scientific concepts and phenomena. Brief textual descriptions of most concepts accompany the illustrations. The arrangement is by broad disciplines, and coverage includes chemistry, physics, medicine, the life sciences, astronomy, earth science, electronics, computer science, and much more. This wonderfully informative and inexpensive volume will be useful for all audiences from middle school to adult".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
Fire fighter by Angela Royston ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter.
The DK geography of the world ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Maps and text describe countries around the world and the ways of life of the inhabitants.
Ocean ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
From the geological and physical processes that affect the ocean floor to the key habitat zones, this is a reference to the world's oceans for the entire family.
Timelines of world history by John B Teeple ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Traces the progress of humankind from the dawn of history to the present day, chronicling major historical events, cultural milestones, technological inventions, geographical changes, and key historical figures.
Eyewitness weather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world.
Children's history of the 20th century ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the world from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day with emphasis on major events and their consequences.
The DK nature encyclopedia ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Covers the processes and life forms of the natural world from A to Z.
Eyewitness volcano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape.
New complete sailing manual by Steve Sleight ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Offers step-by-step instructions in all aspects of sailing, covering such topics as weather and tides, knots, racing rules, safety precautions, and boat-buying tips.
Insect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms.
1000 makers of the millennium ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Biographies of 1000 leaders, thinkers, scientists, inventors, artists, and writers who have had an impact on our world. Includes a timeline.
Beastly tales : Yeti, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster by Malcolm Yorke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
An account of famous monsters including the one at Loch Ness in Scotland, the Yeti or Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas, and Bigfoot or Sasquatch of Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Do these monsters really exist? Read these amazing true stories -- then decide for yourself! The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Shark ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines.
Eyewitness ocean ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them.
The Civil War : a visual history ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Presents a pictorial history of the Civil War that includes artifacts, maps, personal narratives, and historical timelines for each year of the war.
AHS great plant guide ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Provides basic information on over 2,000 ornamental plants, including trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs.
Student atlas ( )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.
Animals Atlases Children's atlases Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries Children's films Chronology Chronology, Historical Civilization Conversation and phrase books Dictionaries Documentary films DVD-Video discs Earth Educational films Encyclopedias English language Fiction Films Fire extinction Fire fighters Geography Guidebooks Handbooks, manuals, etc. History History, Modern Horsemanship Horses Human anatomy Insects Juvenile works Landscape gardening LEGO toys Nonfiction films Ocean Olympics Pictorial works Picture dictionaries, English Plants Readers (Primary) Records (Sports) Sailing Science Spain Specimens Textured books Toy and movable books Travel United States Vegetable gardening Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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