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Beautifully designed and illustrated, DK’s award-winning and best-selling children's books appeal to kids of all ages. DK’s fun and factual kids books cover everything from a child’s first words to the human body learning to count, space, dinosaurs, animals, craft activities and cookery.
Our education list offers a number of titles with eye-opening homework help for kids including DK Children's Eyewitness series and Carol Vorderman’s workbooks. DK’s books for kids also put the fun into facts through well-known and well-loved brands and characters including LEGO®, Star Wars™, Disney, Marvel, Sophie la girafe and DC Comics in collectible and cool character encyclopedias, sticker books and visual guides.
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September 2020 Book of the Month | Viking voyagers. Arctic adventurers. Female fossil-hunters. A professional pirate queen - this inspirational encyclopaedia is a feast of facts for inquisitive 5+ year-olds. Divided into sections covering explorers and discoverers, scientists and inventors, trailblazers and pioneers, builders, creators and thinkers, and daredevils and risk-takers, this covers all corners of the globe through history. What’s more, the appealing visuals (a mix of photos, drawings and funky graphics) draw young readers in and will surely spark plenty of off-the-page exploring. There’s excellent coverage of inspirational female and BAME trailblazers, from 16-year-old Idris Galcia Welsh who embarked on an epic round-the-world driving trip in 1922, to Emily Roebling, who completed the construction of New York’s Brooklyn Bridge in the late 1800s. Then there’s Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist and political activist who risked her life helping slaves flee their owners, and dare-devil pilot Bessie Coleman, who made history when she became the first African American – male or female – to gain a pilot’s licence in 1921. All in all, this is a great gift that will keep on giving.
A complete and comprehensive children's book about sport that combines facts and figures with the inspiring stories of sporting legends and icons. This exciting book for children is packed with fun facts about a range of popular sports such as football, karate, badminton, and skiing, as well as ones you might never have heard of like biathlon or cheese rolling.
This children's encyclopedia of discovery will inspire little learners to wonder about the world around them. Our world is an amazing place. It's full of rivers, mountains, forests, and too many other amazing places to count - but that's not all. There's also families, friends, animals, music, technology, language, games, and all other things that make life wonderful.
DK produces another great book highlighting the journey through the ages, year by year, from prehistoric times to the modern day. In this updated volume covering global events, the timeline takes you from prehistoric times to 2018 and displays the influences, patterns, and connections between the events that have shaped our world.
A children's book that takes you back in time to discover a prehistoric world of dinosaur facts. Practise your palaeontology, see dinosaur bones up-close, and learn facts about fossils. The latest title in the popular My Encyclopedia of Very Important... series, this visually stunning dinosaur book is something that every young fossil hunter and dinosaur enthusiast will want to own.
Take a walk on the wild side with this exciting children's book that takes you on a nature-packed journey into the animal kingdom. Part of the popular My Encyclopedia of Very Important... series, this visually stunning encyclopedia for kids is a beautiful gift package with a padded jacket, and is something every young animal lover will want to own.
100 First Words covers all the familiar things little ones are interested in, from my body and my food, to animals, things that go, and bedtime. Crystal-clear photos show the wonder of the real world, while engaging illustrations tell simple stories that foster learning, from penguins playing in the snow and ice, to a mouse climbing a ladder to reach the height of a very tall giraffe! Word labels encourage pointing, naming, and talking while building vocabulary and language. Cleverly designed to inform and entertain, 100 First Words is the start of your baby's learning adventure - the world is amazing, beautiful, fascinating, and fun!
The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection is packed with more than 1,000 colourful and reusable stickers including Batman, Robin, The Joker and many more Batman characters and villains. With awesome vehicles such as the LEGO batmobile and Batman characters. Explore the exciting world of Gotham City as you add stickers to the colour scenes to create your own adventure. The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Ultimate Sticker Collection is a must-have for all LEGO Batman(TM) and The LEGO(R) Movie fans who want to relive the excitement of The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie at home. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c) 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. THE LEGO BATMAN(TM) MOVIE (c) The LEGO Group & Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. BATMAN: TM &(c) DC Comics. (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s17)
Shortlisted The School Library Association Information Book Award 2017 | A charming children's first encyclopedia bursting with facts about the world, animals, people, planets, and, very importantly, you! Finally, the world is at your little learner's fingertips for all in storybook format with exciting graphic novel elements.
From bloodthirsty battles and rebellious revolutions, to curious coincidences and unfortunate accidents - 100 Events That Made History has it all! Get ready for a historical rollercoaster ride as 100 Events That Made History brings the major moments of the past to life in an unforgettable way. Get the lowdown on events that have changed the course of history and shaped the modern world. Find out why Ivan became so terrible, why a sandwich was fatal for Archduke Ferdinand and more of history's key moments.
Great art movements and the paintings that inspired them The Illustrated Story of Art is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals the creative impulse behind every major art movement, from the Renaissance to Surrealism and abstract to pop art, with a visual timeline to show famous paintings and key events. Turning-point paintings that triggered movements are identified and explained as well as the influences behind the famous artworks such as technical advances, admired techniques of earlier artists, and changes in society. So you'll learn why Boudin's Beach Scene inspired the impressionist movement and why Monet's Grainstacks defined it. Vivid images of artistic masterpieces from each style and a glossary of terms make this an indispensable work of reference. Covering the evolution of each major art genre as well as featuring the famous paintings that ignited new artistic movements, The Illustrated Story of Art presents the history of art in a visually stunning way, that is perfect for art-lovers, exhibition-goers and anyone who appreciates great art.
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