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.
Great Things to do Outside
With Great Things to Do Outside, children will never be out of ideas for things to do. Made up of fun, practical projects to do outside, this book is guaranteed to get kids out into nature. Activities range from simple observation in the backyard to more ambitious projects such as building a hide.
Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia
Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia is a comprehensive guide to the animal kingdom for students. Authoritative yet accessible, Animals catalogs everything from aardvarks to zebras with special focus on the superlatives that appeal to all: biggest, fastest, strongest, and strangest.
Children's Illustrated Dictionary
DK's well-loved Children's Illustrated Dictionary, now revised and updated! New photography and added words bring this classic book up to date.
Terrors of the Deep
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 Terrors of the Deep, two marine biologists set off to explore the deepest ocean trench in the world. This book discusses ocean geology, plant life, ocean zones, fish and sea life, how submersibles work, and more.
Clash of the Gladiators
In Clash of the Gladiators, the SLIP (Secretly Living in the Past) team journey to ancient Rome, where the mighty gladiators are getting ready to stage a huge spectacle at the Colosseum. But something is afoot at the amphitheatre. Will the SLIP team manage to foil an evil scheme? The narrative and dialog are fictional, and read like the novels that this age group is just beginning to discover, but the books are filled with nonfiction facts and information about the topic at hand.
Fiction and non-fiction titles with audio from DK for early and emerging readers in the classic Eyewitness style.
Terror on the Amazon
Deep in the Amazon rainforest Spanish soldiers went looking for El Dorado in the City of Gold. But few survived to tell the tale…
Travel with Black Beauty as he overcomes the harsh life of a carriage horse to rejoin his beloved owners in this retelling of the Anna Sewell classic. Follow Black Beauty's remarkable story and discover what a horse's life was like in Victorian times in this Level 4 DK Reader.
Skate! follows Gus, a beginning skateboarder, as he learns basic moves and more exciting tricks and jumps. Read all about how Gus makes friends and teaches them new skateboard tricks in this Level 4 DK Reader.
My Dress-Up Box
In My Dress-Up Box, readers join young children as they dress up as pirates, cowboys, firefighters, fairies, and more. DK readers are a multistage reading program with five graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories.
A reference series made up of the Eyewitness titles, which typically include labeled photos, fact boxes, and the often imitated DK style.
An exciting, photo-filled guide to the world of baseball, the historic sport known as America's National Pastime. Eyewitness Baseball includes everything from Babe Ruth's bat to the trophy held aloft by the World Series champions. Beautiful full-color photographs of legendary baseball heroes, historic and modern baseball equipment, and rare artifacts from the earliest baseball teams combine with stories about today's home-run heroes to paint a vivid picture of America's oldest and most beloved sport. See rare memorabilia, home run hitters, and the World Series trophy. Learn how to turn a double play and the true identities of "the Iron Horse" and "Mr. October." Discover the Baseball Hall of Fame, what it takes to win the World Series, and much, much more! Discover the history, heroes, gear, and games of America's national pastime.
Flags are used worldwide and are important symbols that embody the very spirit of each nation they represent. Flags and banners have a long and rich history that can be found in this spectacular guide to flags around the world. Filled with thousands of full-color photographs, be an "eyewitness" to the story behind flags--from the earliest heraldic banners to the national flags of today. See the flag of a Chinese pirate ship, the banners of medieval knights, the flags of the French and Russian revolutions, and the national flags of 160 different countries. Learn how to signal by semaphore, how to hoist a flag, what stars represent on the American flag, and how flags were hoisted on the Moon and at the South Pole. Discover how Britain's Union Jack has changed over the years, the story behind the Japanese "rising sun," why many Dutch flags feature a picture of a hat on the end of a pole, and much, much more!
Gorrilla, Monkey and Ape
A spectacular and informative guide to the lives of the great apes, monkeys, and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" look at some of the world's most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the biggest nose, how gibbons swing through the trees, multicolored marmosets, and a day in the life of a gorilla family. Learn about the knuckle walk, how a tail becomes a hand, why gorillas build nests, which South American monkeys have the loudest call, and how orangutans got their name. Discover why mountain gorillas are endangered, how chimpanzees communicate, why ring-tailed lemurs wave their tails in the air, which monkeys can run like cheetahs and much, much more!
Eyewitness Computer gives readers an up-close look at the machines that have come to define the modern world. From laptops to supercomputers, this book uses clear, crisp photography and engaging text to explain how computers work, the functions they serve, and what they might do in the future.
Reference titles for MS and HS students with innovative features made famous by DK.
Heads Up Psychology
"What is insanity?" "Can we trust our memories?" "Who needs parents, anyway?" The answers to these and many other questions we often ask lie in the world of psychology. It is all around us, influencing advertising, politics, and product development. Using engaging graphics, this book explores the big ideas from all areas of psychology, including psychoanalysis, intelligence, and mental disorders. Heads Up Psychology offers big ideas, simply explained for teen readers.
Pocket Genius: Ancient Egypt
King Tut, Egyptian gods, camels, pyramids, and more-with Pocket Genius Ancient Egypt, readers will learn about the ancient and intriguing land of Egypt. Featuring essential information, full-color images, glossary, and top ten lists,
Super Nature Encyclopedia
Super Nature Encyclopedia, is a look at the "wow" factor of the natural world-spotlighting Great White Sharks, African Elephants, Emperor Moths, Howler Monkeys and more of the world's most fascinating and surprising animals in remarkable detail. Visualized with incredible 3D animal models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the animals' anatomical features and learn why their bodies work the way they do.
Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals
Pocket Genius Rocks and Minerals explores formation and rock collecting, mineral characteristics, and grouping by chemical composition, as well as cataloging different igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks and mineral groups.