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DK Publishing, Inc

Works: 1,864 works in 3,508 publications in 3 languages and 244,869 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Military history  Biography  Educational films  Readers (Publications)  Chronologies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Publisher, Producer, Translator, Other
Classifications: DG416, 688.725
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Most widely held works by DK Publishing, Inc
The LEGO ideas book : you can build anything! by Daniel Lipkowitz( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into six themed chapters--transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes--a guide filled with hints and tips from Master Builders helps LEGO fans create new projects from kits intended for specific builds
DK illustrated Oxford dictionary( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 180,000 entries and 4,500 illustrations to explain general, technical, scientific, and other specialized words
Fire fighter! by Angela Royston( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter
The Civil War : a visual history( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers
Chronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member 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
Ocean by Robert Dinwiddie( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member 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
Italy by Ros Belford( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives recommendations and detailed information for visitors to Italy, with four sections providing an introduction to the region, an area-by-area breakdown, information on traveler's needs, and a survival guide
The DK geography of the world( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps and text describe countries around the world and the ways of life of the inhabitants
LEGO Star Wars character encyclopedia by Hannah Dolan( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the many minifigures of the LEGO Star Wars galaxy! From the different versions of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to Greedo and the mouse droid, learn about each minifigure and the cool sets they star in, along with fascinating LEGO Star Wars facts."--Page 4 of cover
The psychology book by Catherine Collin( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature and explains groundbreaking ideas in this field of science
Ultimate visual dictionary of science( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,108 WorldCat member 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
Japan by John Hart Benson( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a guide to the museums, historic sites, and other attractions in Japan, and includes information on hotels, restaurants, and activities
Ireland by Lisa Gerard-Sharp( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-color travel guide to Ireland containing maps, photographs, and illustrations for all major sites, hotels and restaurants, scenic routes and tours, beaches, and shopping
Student atlas by Dorling Kindersley Cartography (Firm)( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member 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
Eyewitness weather by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in which they lived"--Page 4 of cover
The planets by Nigel Henbest( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
Timelines of world history by John B Teeple( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member 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
War : from ancient Egypt to Iraq by Saul David( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War" combines a coherent and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of supporting features on weapons and technology, strategy and tactics, the experience of war, and history's fighting elites to recount the epic 5,000-year story of warfare and combat through the ages
The politics book( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring more than 100 big ideas on topics as diverse as the rule of law, the extent of liberty, and the justification of warfare, [this book] takes you on a journey through the history of politics, from the influential theories of ancient Greece, Rome, and Asia to modern concepts voiced by today's brightest political thinkers."--Front jacket flap
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The LEGO ideas book : you can build anything!
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DK illustrated Oxford dictionaryFire fighter!The Civil War : a visual historyChronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996OceanItalyThe DK geography of the worldLEGO Star Wars character encyclopedia