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 unrivalled 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(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series. https: //www.dk.com/
[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners. -- Examiner.comClever and engaging -- Booklist[An] attractive presentation... -- Booklist[T]his book takes you through a whirlwind tour of literature through the ages...quick 'n' dirty summaries of the books you maybe never got around to reading. -- RedEye, a Chicago Tribune PublicationThe content and tone seem well suited as preparatory handouts to high school English classes. -- Library JournalThe Literature Book tells the stories behind the stories in an engaging manner that will entice even the reluctant reader. -- Voice of Youth Advocates