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DK Publishing, Inc

Works: 1,459 works in 2,378 publications in 2 languages and 204,541 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Guidebooks  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Military history  Biography  Chronology  Charts, diagrams, etc  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor, Publisher
Classifications: TS2301.T7, 688.725
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by DK Publishing, Inc
The DK geography of the world by Simon Adams( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers major events and discoveries of the twentieth century in chronological sequence
DK illustrated Oxford dictionary ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes 180,000 entries and 4,500 illustrations to explain general, technical, scientific, and other specialized words
The LEGO ideas book : you can build anthing! by Daniel Lipkowitz( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,847 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
Fire fighter! by Angela Royston( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter
Italy by Ros Belford( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,419 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
Chronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,395 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,337 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
Ultimate visual dictionary of science ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,191 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
The Civil War : a visual history ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member 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
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,159 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."--p.[4] of cover
War : from ancient Egypt to Iraq ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,066 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
Timelines of world history by John B Teeple( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,059 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
Eyewitness weather ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world
The psychology book ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 990 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
Eyewitness volcano by Anne MacLeod( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The politics book ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 960 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
Insect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member 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 importancve of these amazing life forms
Eyewitness ocean ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans, and the modern science behind them. Part of the 'Eyewitness' video series
LEGO play book : Ideas to bring your bricks to life by Daniel Lipkowitz( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everything you ever wanted to know about LEGOs, from how the bricks are made, to the secrets of master builders, and fabulous LEGO art
The vampire book : [the legends, the lore, the allure] by Sally Regan( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated guide to vampires that describes their creation, appearance, lore, habits, hunters, and more
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