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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot’s Guides series.

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More Series From DK

Visual Encyclopedia

It Can’t Be True

Big Ideas

The Secret Explorers

I Feel

DK Readers Level 2

DK findout!

Corpse Talk 

My First

How Things Work

Ultimate Sticker Book

Soft-to-Touch Books

DK Readers Pre-Level 1


Fun Flaps

DK Eyewitness Video

DK Eyewitness

My First Tabbed Board Book

Baby Touch and Feel

DK First Reference

DK Essential Skills

Sticker Encyclopedias

Chunky Baby

Pop-Up Peekaboo!

Everything You Need to Know

DK Readers Level 1

Ultimate Sticker Collection

Simple Steps To Success

Touch and Feel

Who Am I?

DK Nature Guide

Help Your Kids

Amazing Giant

Super Encyclopedias

DK Readers Level 3

Things That Go Board Books

Wheelie Books

DK Readers Level 4

DK Toys & Games

Math Made Easy

DK Smithsonian Handbook

Eye Wonder

10 Minutes a Day

Where on Earth?

Pocket Genius

Sophie la Girafe

Knowledge Encyclopedias

100 in History

Pull the Tab

DK Adventures

DK Workbooks

DK Step by Step

Little Hide and Seek

Did You Know?

Heads UP

101 Essential Tips

Noisy Peekaboo!

Baby Sparkle

DK Essential Managers

Eyewitness Explorers

LEGO Build Your Own Adventure

DK Braille

Noisy Pop-Up Books

Big Questions

Follow the Trail

English for Everyone

My Very Important Encyclopedias

Children Just Like Me

Spot the Difference

Really Feely Board Books

100 First

Nature Explorers

Utterly Amazing

DK Bilingual Visual Dictionaries

Pick Me Up!

Look! I’m Learning

Skills for Starting School

Computer Coding for Kids

Baby’s First Holidays

Baby’s First Board Books

Learn with a Ladybug

Life Cycle Board Books

My 1st T&F Picture Cards

Storytime Lap Books

Everything About Pets

Great Lives

One Million Things

Press and Play

Through the…

Complete Language Pack

Lift and Learn

Careers for Kids

DK Life Stories



Little Cities

Jonny Lambert Illustrated

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