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DK Publishing, Inc

Works: 1,664 works in 3,098 publications in 3 languages and 230,377 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Guidebooks  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  Military history  Dictionaries  Biography  Chronologies 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Translator, edi
Classifications: TS2301.T7, 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 1,866 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
New complete sailing manual by Steve Sleight( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member 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
Fire fighter! by Angela Royston( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,472 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 1,419 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 )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,364 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
Italy by Ros Belford( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,272 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 by Simon Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps and text describe countries around the world and the ways of life of the inhabitants
Marvel encyclopedia : the definitive guide to the characters of the Marvel universe by Matt Brady( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Timed perfectly with Marvel's 75th Anniversary, DK's bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia is now fully revised, extended, and updated. Bring the Marvel Universe home with this all-inclusive encyclopedia detailing little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters. This essential tome has been fully updated with 32 additional pages. Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics, the revised pages of Marvel Encyclopedia now feature new entries on the latest characters and teams, updated facts on existing ones including their latest looks and story lines, and expanded entries on major superheroes such as Spider-Man, Thor, and The Avengers. Special double-page features have also been added highlighting recent major crossover events in the Marvel Universe, such as Fear Itself, and the new Marvel Now series."--Provided by the publisher
Ultimate visual dictionary of science( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,148 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
Student atlas by Dorling Kindersley Cartography (Firm)( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,112 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
The psychology book( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clearly explaining more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field, The Psychology Book uses accessible text and easy-to-follow graphics and illustrations to explain the complex theoretical and experimental foundations of psychology. From its philosophical roots through behaviorism, psychotherapy, and developmental psychology, The Psychology Book looks at all the greats from Pavlov and Skinner to Freud and Jung, and is an essential reference for students and anyone with an interest in how the mind works
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,016 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
Animals : a children's encyclopedia by Dawn Sirett( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the animal kingdom, featuring entries that describe animals from A to Z, and including photographs of each species in its natural habitat
War : from ancient Egypt to Iraq by Saul David( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 854 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 )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 795 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
Ocean by Sean Callery( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dive in for an awe-inspiring view of a watery world few of us have experienced. A beautiful visual essay celebrates the drama of the sea, while stunning illustrations and the latest satellite-derived maps explain and illuminate each natural process and phenomena. Includes an inspiring introduction by Editor-in-chief Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques
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The LEGO ideas book : you can build anything!
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New complete sailing manualFire fighter!The Civil War : a visual historyChronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996ItalyThe DK geography of the worldMarvel encyclopedia : the definitive guide to the characters of the Marvel universeUltimate visual dictionary of science