DK has established a worldwide reputation for its innovative nonfiction books in which words and pictures are closely integrated to combine comprehensive reference material and superb design in order to present information with unrivalled clarity.
Founded in the UK in 1974 as Dorling Kindersley, the company started as a book packaging company and moved into publishing in 1982. Since then DK has been a worldwide market leader, with books published in 60 countries around the globe.
Amongst DK’s many publications are the 150+ titles that comprise the Eyewitness Travel Guide series. Launched in 1993, Eyewitness Travel Guides continue to be a mainstay of the DK Publishing list with over 15 million copies sold worldwide.
DK is also renowned for its line of acclaimed children’s reference books – which include the popular Eyewitness series, the “Made Easy” home study series, the preschool “My First” series as well as international bestsellers such as the New York Times bestseller Pick Me Up and the LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary.
DK is also home to world class licensing tie-ins with companies such as Disney, LucasFilm, Dreamworks, Marvel, DC, Nickleodeon, Pixar, Lego, John Deere, Mojo, The Shoah Foundation, UNICEF, the Smithsonian Institution, the Audubon Society and many others.
In Canada DK has worked closely with organizations such as the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Pharmacist’s Association the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Diabetes.
From the publishers of the award-winning Knowledge Encyclopediacomes Space!
Truly encyclopedic in scope and fully up-to-date covering the stars and planets, space exploration, and the night sky, Space! is packed with amazing facts and NASA images revealing the wonders of the cosmos – from black holes to the big bang to the planets. Using computer-generated 3D models to explore and open up the most amazing objects in the universe, showing each object in incredible detail, Space! is bursting with facts, infographics, and data boxes. Every topic is covered in depth and detail while remaining easy to understand at a glance.
With fresh content, up-to-date images, and crystal-clear, hi-tech design,Space! is a bold new approach to family reference.
Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and packed with fun facts on fossils, amphibians, sea creatures, woolly mammoths, Neanderthals, insects and more, Dinosaur! will intrigue readers and provide an experience that will redefine natural history for kids.
The lost world of velociraptor, stegosaurus, allosaurus, and other prehistoric monsters come to life as never seen before in Dinosaur!
Packed with photorealistic computer generated images, detailed cross-sections and cutaways revealing the inner workings of dinosaurs, simple annotations, and clear concise definitions explaining each dinosaur and prehistoric beast at a glance — Dinosaur! revives the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras and brings young readers into the action.
Enter to Win a DK Smithsonian Dinosaur and Space Back to School Prize Pack! Ends Sept 1st 2015. Open to Canada! Good Luck!