New Release Books by DK

DK is the author of Rocks and Minerals (2022), History (2022), How Business Works (2022), Simply Psychology (2022), Managing People (2022) and other 399 books.

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Rocks and Minerals

by: DK
release date: Dec 01, 2022
Rocks and Minerals
Explore volcanic rocks, shiny gemstones, colorful minerals, ancient marble, and fallen meteorites and find out how they all came to be. From rough rocks to glittering crystals and everything in between, this stunning collection of facts and photos leaves no stone unturned. Did you know that every rock is a combination of one or more minerals? And that marble was first used in ancient Greece but still forms deep underground as you read this? Or that vibrant paints can be made from minerals, while some precious metals can grow in twisting shapes? Almost 20,000 meteorites land on our planet every year, but what does a space rock actually look like? Find out how to spot minerals and fossils, discover how crystals grow, and what you need to start your own collection. Part of the best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers. New photography makes the rocks and minerals pop, revealing their color and texture, while the text gives all the facts and data to turn budding rock collectors into experts.

History

by: DK
release date: Apr 26, 2022
History
This stunning visual e-guide explores and explains the defining eras, key moments, and outstanding people that have made history. In the same series as the New Children''s Encyclopedia and DK Visual Encyclopedias of Science, Art, and Geography (among others), this brand new history encyclopedia will help children, parents, and educators grasp the events, personalities, and inventions that have changed the world. From the earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia and India to the rise of populism in the US and China''s growth as a global power, this ebook gives you the facts about all major historical periods. Illustrated with over 1,500 photographs, artifacts, and maps, History: A Visual Encyclopedia is a way in to understanding the diversity of world history, from the African kingdoms that predated colonialism and the cultures of the pre-Colombian Americas to the dynasties that have ruled China for thousands of years and the many empires that have come and gone over the centuries in Asia and Europe. At a time in history when we are overwhelmed by information, this encyclopedia is a trustworthy e-guide to the past for young readers.

How Business Works

by: DK
release date: Apr 19, 2022
How Business Works
This ebook explains and explores the essential terms and key concepts in the world of business, finance, and company management. If you''re perplexed by profit margins, confused by cash flow, or baffled by balance sheets, all your questions and many more are answered in this indispensable guide. Grasp how companies work, from management to research and development, and sales and marketing to production and distribution. Eye-catching visual aids give a helpful representation of each and every aspect of business, while the complex subject matter is broken down into clear definitions and concise explanations, expressed in easy-to-understand language. Crammed with essential know-how, How Business Works is perfect for anyone looking to boost their business brain or learn the ropes from the ground to the top.

Simply Psychology

by: DK
release date: Mar 22, 2022
Simply Psychology
Grasping complex psychological ideas has never been easier. Transforming complicated ideas into easy-to-understand graphics supported by accessible text, Simply Psychology is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short on time but hungry for knowledge. Covering the key psychological theories from moral development to cognitive behavioral therapy, each easy-to-read, single-page entry explains the concept more clearly than ever before. Organized into chapters covering each branch of psychology, the ebook maps the development of psychological study, unpacking the complex ideas from the philosophers, psychologists, and scientists who have shaped our understanding of the human brain. Whether you are studying psychology in high school or college, or simply want a nonspecialized insight into the subject, this essential e-guide includes everything you need to understand the foundation of the subject quickly and easily.

Managing People

by: DK
release date: Jan 04, 2022
Managing People
The practical e-guide that gives you the tools to succeed when managing people. This title in DK''s Essential Managers series contains all you need to manage people effectively and to develop or hone your management style. Find out how to improve your skills by learning how to motivate staff, improve performance, and create positive relationships. You''ll learn to build confidence, communicate clearly, and establish trust for navigating situations such as giving feedback, settling conflicts, and managing teams remotely. Essential Managers gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and "ask yourself" features showing you how to focus your energy, manage change, and make an impact. Whether you''re new to people management or looking to enhance your existing skills, this is the e-guide for you.

Leadership

by: DK
release date: Jan 04, 2022
Leadership
The practical e-guide to all of the skills you need to succeed as a leader. Discover how to improve your leadership skills by establishing a vision, inspiring others, and championing high performance. Essential Managers: Leadership teaches you how to focus your energy, build relationships, and develop strategies for success--as well as how to lead in difficult situations, such as managing teams remotely. Essential Managers gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and "ask yourself" features showing you how to focus your energy, manage change, and make an impact. Whether you want to develop new leadership tools or enhance your existing skills, this is the e-guide for you.

World War II

by: DK
release date: Mar 31, 2023
World War II
In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the Second World War. This ebook tells the story of the second devastating conflict of the 20th century that tore the world apart by - divided by international alliances and growing tensions between nations. Meet the key players who influenced the outcome of this global struggle. Explore major events such as the attack on Pearl Harbour, the Battle of Britain, the D-Day invasion, and the atomic bombs in Japan, and discover how clever code-breakers developed new technology to decipher hidden messages and gain military advantage over their enemies. DK Eyewitness World War II expertly illustrates the lessons of the Second World War and how they impact our world today. This museum in a ebook uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of warfare, weaponry, vehicles, maps, and secret documents along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this conflict as never before. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

Ocean

by: DK
release date: Dec 21, 2021
Ocean
Discover the watery world that covers two-thirds of the globe and find out why oceans are so important to life on Earth. Meet jet-propelled octopuses and hermit crabs, look closely at seaweed, find out how waves form, and discover the submarines and submersibles that have explored shipwrecks and the deepest trenches. Learn about prehistoric oceans and find out how people are trying to protect the oceans of the future. Eyewitness Ocean uses striking full-color photographs, including sequences of animal behavior, and diagrams of how oceans work, and maps along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal the many aspects of this marine biome. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

On this Day

by: DK
release date: Dec 07, 2021
On this Day
Ever wonder what happened 100 years ago on your birthday? What about on Christmas Day in the year 800? Or Halloween in the distant past? You might be surprised by what you find out. On This Day is a history ebook with a difference. From January 1st to December 31st you will travel back in time and discover the weird and wonderful things that happened around the world on every day of the year. From a close encounter with Halley''s Comet on April 1, 374, to the introduction of Dolly the Sheep, the world''s first cloned mammal, on February 21, 1996, there is something incredible to learn on every page. Unlike other day-by-day history ebooks, On This Day uses quirky graphics and funky illustrations to turn back time and bring the past of each day back to life. No matter what your interests are, this visual feast of an ebook brings together an incredibly diverse range of events, all of them united by the day they share.

Ancient Rome

by: DK
release date: Sep 06, 2022
Ancient Rome
Step into the world of Ancient Rome and explore the rise and fall of a fascinating ancient civilization like never before! Become an eyewitness to the wonders of one of history’s greatest civilizations, from its vast empire to gladiator fights, this picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour through Ancient Rome like never before. Who were Rome''s most famous emperors? What was everyday life like for a soldier in the Roman army? How did the citizens of ancient Rome live? Did gladiators really fight to the death in the mighty Colosseum? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these questions and more, then this may be the book for you! Photographs of real artifacts and detailed illustrations will help you to understand what it was like to live in this mighty civilization, as it changed from a small city-state ruled by kings to one of the most powerful empires in history. Find out, too, what a typical Roman house was like and what food Romans ate. Learn about how people spent their free time, whether paying a visit to the theatre, using the public bath, or watching gladiators fight a gruesome battle to the death in the world-famous Colosseum. Throughout the pages of this newly- revised incredible history book, you can expect to find: -Up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams -All information updated by expert consultants -Packed with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines -Includes brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field This museum in a book uses striking full-color photographs and illustrations of crafts and technology, talks about trade and travel and house and home in Ancient Rome, as well as amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to help bring this extraordinary civilization to life before your very eyes. The unique visual approach immerses curious children in every page, and the added wall chart is the perfect historical-themed accessory for the bedroom or classroom! A must-have volume for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for knowledge and learning, alongside teachers, parents and librarians. So, what’s new? Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field. Explore the series! Globally, the Eyewitness series has sold more than 50 million copies over 30 years. Join the journey to combat climate change with Eyewitness Climate Change or take a trip aboard the most famous ship in history with Eyewitness Titanic.

What's the Point of Science?

by: DK
release date: Oct 26, 2021
What's the Point of Science?
Find out about the wonderful world of scientific discovery, how science works and why it has changed the world. Turn boredom into awe! Learn about the most notable scientists in history, scientific discoveries, and the answers to your questions about biology, chemistry and physics. This illustrated science book is packed with stories and hand-drawn graphics that will make science fun! Wondering where science started and how scientists solve centuries-old mysteries? Inside this science book, you''ll find: - Each main topic features a discovery or breakthrough presented as an illustrated story. - Real-world examples of modern science and technology bring the story up to date, and make each topic relevant. - Occasional timeline spreads reveal how scientific ideas have evolved. - "Try it out" boxes show readers how to carry out hands-on science activities at home or at school. - Amazing facts and stories keep the tone light and entertaining. - Timeline spreads show scientific development in a specific field over the ages. Discover the amazing humans who challenged the thinking of their time and put their lives at risk to learn about everything on the planet - and in space! Understand why science matters so much, and the incredible places it will take us in the future. This illustrated science reference guide will intrigue and inspire children ages 9-12 to love science, and to marvel at the world around them. Students will learn how science is practical and applicable to the real world, and helps to solve everyday problems through the stories and discoveries of notable scientists. The easy-to-follow format explores the origins of science and answers important questions like how the universe started, how to build a pyramid, how to save a life, how to capture lightning and even how to live on Mars. The answers and stories in this scientific book will change the way children think about science forever! DK''s What''s the Point? series is packed with surprising facts, tales of ingenuity and endeavor, and beautiful, unique illustrations. Each book in the series includes crazy facts, quizzes and puzzles. Look out for What''s the Point of Maths? to encourage young students to find fun in their math homework!

San Francisco Like a Local

release date: Oct 05, 2021
San Francisco Like a Local
Immerse yourself in the San Francisco scene with this insider''s e-guide Home to waterfront esplanades, major museums, and a nightlife scene like no other, this cultural city is endlessly enticing. But beyond the well-trodden sights of the Golden Gate Bridge and Pier 39 lies the real San Francisco: a whole other side waiting to be explored. We''ve spoken to the city''s locals to unearth the coolest hangout spots, hidden gems, and personal favorites to ensure you travel like a local. Amble up secret stairways to pocket parks, browse record stores tucked away in colorful neighborhoods, and tuck into Mexican cuisine at tiny hole-in-the-wall joints. Whether you''re a San Franciscan looking to uncover your city''s secrets or seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish e-guide makes sure you experience San Francisco beneath the surface.

DK Eyewitness Greek Islands

release date: Aug 31, 2021
DK Eyewitness Greek Islands
Hundreds of irresistible islands await exploration. Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of legendary heroes at the Minoan palace, swim in the turquoise waters of idyllic Zakynthos bay, or watch the sun set over Corfu from Kaiser''s throne, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that the Greek Islands have to offer. The perfect escape, the Greek Islands offer spectacular beaches, crystal-clear seas, and picturesque villages. Though the islands vary greatly in character, they all share delicious cuisine, hospitable locals, and views capable of stealing your breath away. Our recently updated e-guide brings the Greek Islands to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the islands'' iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You''ll discover: -our pick of Greek Islands'' must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -color-coded chapters to every part of Florence, from Greek Islands, from Athens to Crete, the Dodecanese to the Cyclades. Want the best of the Greek Islands in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Greek Islands.

Climate Change

release date: Aug 24, 2021
Climate Change
Get the facts about how our planet''s climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth''s climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today''s most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a difference. Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up--and how we know for sure that this is the case. The ebook explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future and what actions we can all take to combat climate change. Stunning photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives. With a groundbreaking visual approach and clear, child-friendly text, Eyewitness books have been trusted favorites of parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now the series is having an exciting makeover, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field. Perfectly conceived for younger readers and packed with pictures, stories, at-a-glance infographics, and so much more, let Eyewitness be your expert guide to a world that is always changing.

Natural Disasters

by: DK
release date: Aug 04, 2022
Natural Disasters
Be it raging floods or outbreak of infectious diseases, find out what causes these disasters and how they are managed. From tsunami to tornadoes, discover nature''s awesome potential with this Eyewitness guide. See how earthquakes, floods and hurricanes affect what lies in their path, and what measures we can use to protect ourselves from Mother Nature. Follow the journey of some of the most catastrophic disasters, and witness the rescue operations that followed. Learn, too, about the equipment used to predict natural disasters, from tsunami magnitude to the earthquake Richter scale and how studies help predict hurricanes, prevent avalanches, control wildfires, and survive earthquakes. DK Eyewitness Natural Disaster also explores the ancient legends linked to many natural disasters and explains how human activities have caused many other disasters in recent times. A timeline tracing some of the most devastating disasters in history, record-breaking facts, and a guide to some useful online resources makes this ebook an ideal companion for young readers. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

Women Our History

by: DK
release date: Apr 30, 2022
Women Our History
Re-examining history from a female perspective, this book celebrates the numerous important roles women have played in culture and society that are less often told. Includes evocative images, this gloriously illustrated ebook reveals the key events in women''s history - from early matriarchal societies through women''s suffrage, the Suffragette movement, 20th-century feminism and gender politics, to recent movements such as #MeToo and International Women''s Day - and the key role women have had in shaping our past. Learn about the everyday lives of women through the ages as well as the big names of women''s history - powerful, inspirational, and trailblazing women such as Cleopatra, Florence Nightingale, Emmeline Pankhurst, Eva Peron, and Rosa Parks - and discover the unsung contributions of lesser-known women who have changed the world, and the "forgotten" events of women''s history. Placing women firmly centre stage, Women - Our History shows women where they have come from, and, in celebrating the achievements of women of the past offers positive role models for women of today

Scientists Who Changed History

by: DK
release date: Apr 30, 2022
Scientists Who Changed History
Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world''s most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and boldly graphic biography-led book. The second title in DK''s new illustrated biography series, Scientists profiles trailblazing individuals from Greek mathematicians, such as Archimedes and Pythagoras, through physicists of the early 20th century, such as Marie Curie and Albert Einstein, to modern greats such as Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee. Each featured individual has made a major contribution to one or more scientific fields, from physics and astronomy to chemistry, biology, and psychology, and from genetics and computer science to geology and palaeontology. Combining elements of biography, history, and analysis, Scientists Who Changed History explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these revolutionary men and women in a clear and informative way.

Super Simple Math

by: DK
release date: Jun 22, 2021
Super Simple Math
Packed with core curriculum math topics, this book for kids 11+ is ideal for home and school learning. From probability to statistics and from algebra to geometry, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Topics are broken down into bitesize chunks, with colorful diagrams and visuals to make each topic crystal clear and bring maths into focus for even the most reluctant mathematicians. Panels explore math in greater detail, from worked-through problems to stories about math in the real world. For revision, a handy "Key facts" box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core maths topics, Super Simple Math is an accessible guide to math for children, making studying for exams the easiest it''s ever been.

DK Eyewitness Florence and Tuscany

release date: May 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Florence and Tuscany
Divine cuisine and spectacular art await in Florence and Tuscany Whether you want to sample delicious Tuscan food and wine, gaze at the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa or browse eclectic markets in Florence, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that this region has to offer. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is filled with architectural masterpieces and dazzling collections of art. Yet the countryside is just as mesmerizing, with cypress-lined roads leading to picturesque towns and idyllic islands lying just off the coast. Our recently updated e-guide brings Florence and Tuscany to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the region''s iconic buildings and neighborhoods. You''ll discover: - our pick of Florence and Tuscany''s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - color-coded chapters to every part of Florence and Tuscany, from Santa Croce to Oltrarno, Central Tuscany to Southwest Tuscany Touring the country? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Italy.

The Medicine Book

by: DK
release date: Mar 02, 2021
The Medicine Book
Learn about astonishing medical breakthroughs and discoveries in The Medicine Book. Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Medicine in this overview guide to the subject, great for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Medicine Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Medicine, with: - More than 100 ground-breaking ideas in this field of science - Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts - A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout - Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding The Medicine Book is a captivating introduction to the crucial breakthroughs in this science, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you''ll discover more than 90 amazing medical discoveries through exciting text and bold graphics. Your Medical Questions, Simply Explained This fresh new guide explores the discoveries that have shaped our modern-day understanding of medicine and helped us protect and promote our health. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the important milestones in medical history The Medicine Book presents key information in an easy to follow layout. Learn about medical science''s response to new challenges - such as COVID-19, and ancient practices like herbal medicine and balancing the humors - through superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries. The Big Ideas Series With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Medicine Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.

Philosophers: Their Lives and Works

by: DK
release date: Apr 30, 2022
Philosophers: Their Lives and Works
From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this ebook brings together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world''s great philosophers. Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, each profile traces the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired the world''s greatest thinkers and influenced their work, offering revealing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life, and come up with new ways of understanding the world and the history of ideas. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and paintings of philosophers, their homes, friends, studies, and their personal belongings, together with pages from original manuscripts, first editions, and correspondence, this ebook introduces the key ideas, themes, and working methods of each featured individual, setting their ideas within a wider historical and cultural context. Charting the development of ideas across the centuries in both the East and West, from ancient Chinese philosophy to the work of contemporary thinkers, Philosophers provides a compelling glimpse into the personal lives, loves, and influences of the great philosophers as they probed into life''s "big ideas".

Big History

by: DK
release date: Apr 07, 2022
Big History
Discover how we got to where we are, in this multidisciplinary approach to 13.8 billion years of human and cosmic history With the Big Bang as its starting point, Big History places humans in the context of our Universe, revealing how and why we got to where we are today. From the formation of our Universe and the dawn of time to the present day, a series of major events has changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home. With trademark clarity, DK unites ideas and concepts of multiple disciplines, from physics to sociology, to create a visual account of 13.8 billion years of history. By taking us right back to our origins in the stars, and exploring how a unique series of events led to and then impacted human existence, Big History gives us a deeper understanding of the world we live in now.

Bird

by: DK
release date: Mar 31, 2022
Bird
Bring the diversity and drama of the bird world to life with this encyclopedic new edition. A must-have for every avian enthusiast, this catalogue showcases thousands of bird species pictured in their native environment. Shot by photographers around the globe, the vivid images are accompanied by in-depth introductions to all 40 of the world''s newly reclassified bird orders. Compiled by a team of experts and revised by BirdLife International, Bird provides the most up to date and comprehensive photographic tour of the wondrous world of birds. Dive in and you will find: -A bird by bird catalogue of more than 1,280 species, each with a description, data file, and distribution map -An introduction describing bird biology in beautiful visual detail. -Feature spreads showcasing the planet''s most impressive sites for birdwatching -Photographic essays that display the best in bird photography Discover the world of the skies! Unrivaled in scope for a single-volume reference work, Bird''s photographic catalogue features species from hummingbirds to monkey-eating eagles, organised in taxonomic order. Immerse yourself in the life of birds; read about their migrations, anatomy, feeding and breeding. All this, and special features on the world''s most sought after bird watching locations, make this "A must-have reference for every bird enthusiast" - BBC Wildlife Magazine. Whether you''re an avian expert who knows your Accipitriformes (birds of prey) from your Falconiformes (falcons and caracaras), or are simply a nature lover wanting to learn more, you won''t find a more detailed or comprehensive photographic bird book than this. What''s new? After a major reclassification of all birds, this new edition is the only guide currently in print covering the new system of 40 bird orders and 140+ families, including an updated catalogue with newly discovered species. Reviewed by the experts at BirdLife International, you can be sure that you are getting the latest knowledge of bird biology and classification.

Knots!

by: DK
release date: Jan 05, 2021
Knots!
Get yourself in the perfect knot with this ultimate guide to knots for every occasion. Knots! The Complete Visual Guide is the essential guide to knowing and tying knots for every purpose. From figure-of-eights to reef knots and highwayman''s hitches to monkey''s fists, this ebook includes every knot you ever thought you needed to tie--and more! Covering more than 100 knots for climbing, sailing, horse riding, survival, and fishing as well as for gardening, DIY, medical, and decorative purposes, the clear layout and photographs of every step will move you up from knot-tying novice in no time. You''ll also learn all about the different types of knots and the fascinating stories behind how many of them came into being as well as their original functions. Knots! The Complete Visual Guide is the ideal book to have on hand for whenever a knot is needed, so grab a copy now and be prepared for every scenario.

Effective Communication

by: DK
release date: Mar 17, 2022
Effective Communication
The practical e-guide that gives you the tools to improve your communication in a business environment. Discover how to improve your communication skills by learning to understand your audience, communicate strategically and discover which delivery approach is right for you. You''ll also develop confidence, learn to listen effectively and give and receive feedback. In a slim, portable format, Essential Managers: Effective Communication gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists and "ask yourself" features showing you how to overcome barriers to communication, choose the right medium for your message, and make an impact. If you are keen to brush up on or enhance your communication skills, this is the e-guide for you.

A World Full of Poems

by: DK
release date: Oct 06, 2020
A World Full of Poems
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to poetry for children, featuring poems about everything from science, sports, and space, to friendship, family, and feelings. This thoughtfully crafted anthology is perfect for children new to verse and for young poetry fans seeking out new favorites. Explore poetry from a diverse selection of contemporary and historical poets, covering a broad range of topics--from personal subjects like emotions and family, to the wonders of the natural environment. Carefully selected works encourage children to see the poetry in everything and to embrace the beauty of their everyday lives. Poems are complemented by detailed illustrations, timelines, and interesting facts about the topics covered, ensuring that the poems are not just entertaining, but relevant, topical, and informative. Prompts and activities inspire children to create their own poetry, and devices like rhyme, repetition, and alliteration are introduced and explained in a fun and accessible manner.

Shells

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
Shells
The clearest and sharpest recognition guide to over 500 species of seashell from around the world Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make this the most comprehensive and concise e-guide to seashells of the world. Includes more than 600 full-colour photographs of over 500 species of seashells, this handy reference ebook is designed to cut through the complex process of identification and make it accessible to the average reader. Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each species entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight each shell''s characteristics and distinguishing features. The entry always includes a distribution map, showing the geographical range of the species, as well as at-a-glance key facts. Includes detailed information on the shape of each genus, differences between the major classes, and more, this is the clearest identification e-guide to seashells for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

USA National Parks

release date: Sep 15, 2020
USA National Parks
Breathtaking and awe-inspiring, the USA National Parks never fail to amaze. Distinguished by rust-red canyons, snow-capped peaks and silent forests, they''re yours to roam. Immerse yourself and your family in these ancient lands, explore their heritage and find out what makes them unique. Whether it''s your dream to check the Grand Canyon off your bucket list, discover Alaska''s Denali Park, and explore Florida''s Everglades, or if you''re simply seeking inspiration for your next trip to the great outdoors, USA National Parks Lands of Wonder ensures you experience all the American wilderness has to offer. USA National Parks Lands of Wonder truly brings all 62 National Parks to life, celebrating the country''s most breathtaking landscapes. USA National Parks is your ticket to the trip of a lifetime. Inside USA National Parks you will find: - Inspiring photography throughout that evokes the majesty of the national parks - ''Focus On'' sections including features on National Parks throughout each season, best times to visit, and geographical insights - Practical tips on what to enjoy during your trip, including popular hikes, bird-watching tips, and activities for the whole family to enjoy - ''Did You Know?'' sections featured throughout to test your knowledge on the culture, history and wildlife of the National Parks you visit - ''Ways To Explore'' sections featured throughout to maximize your adventures, offering ideas such as camping, picnicking, hiking, sledging, night-watching and walking - Expert led hike Trails with easy, moderate and challenging options to plan your route ahead of your trip - Covers: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Sequoia, Mount Rainier, Crater Lake, Wind Caves, Mesa Verde, Glacier Rocky Mountain, Lassen Volcanic, Hawai''i Volcanoes, Denali, Grand Canyon, Zion, Acadia, Hot Springs, Bryce Canyon, Grand Teton, Carlsbad Caverns, Great Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah, Olympic, Kings Canyon, Isle Royale, Mammoth Cave, Big Bend, Everglades, Virgin Islands, Haleakala, Petrified Forest, Canyonlands, North Cascades, Redwood, Capitol Reef, Arches, Guadalupe Mountains, Voyageurs, Theodore Roosevelt, Badlands, Channel Islands, Biscayne, Katma,i Glacier Bay, Gates of the Arctic, Kenai Fjords, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, Wrangell St. Elias, Great Basin, National Park of American Samoa, Dry Tortugas, Death Valley, Saguaro, Joshua Tree, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Cuyahoga Valley, Congaree, Great Sand Dunes, Pinnacles, Gateway Arch, Indiana Dunes, White Sands Seeking more adventures in the USA? Don''t forget to check out DK Eyewitness Southwest USA, DK Eyewitness Florida, DK Eyewitness New England, DK Eyewitness Hawaii, DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest, and DK Eyewitness USA to make the most of your trip and achieve the adventure of a lifetime. About DK Eyewitness: At DK Eyewitness, we believe in the power of discovery. We make it easy for you to explore your dream destinations. DK Eyewitness travel guides have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 1993. Filled with expert advice, striking photography and detailed illustrations, our highly visual DK Eyewitness guides will get you closer to your next adventure. We publish guides to more than 200 destinations, from pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guides. Named Top Guidebook Series at the 2020 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards, we know that wherever you go next, your DK Eyewitness travel guides are the perfect companion.

Life Cycles

by: DK
release date: Sep 08, 2020
Life Cycles
This stunning illustrated children''s book takes an innovative look at the circle of life, including animals, dinosaurs, stars, volcanoes, and even YOU. Everything has a beginning and an end, but what happens in between? Follow the migration of zebra across the vast plains, meet penguins guarding their eggs on the ice, and watch butterflies emerge from their cocoons. Shoot back in time 4.5 billion years to see how planet Earth was formed and then leap into the future to see what happens when stars die. Discover a new life cycle every time you turn the page. You''ll take a closer look at the life cycles of environments, too. Discover how a river forms and changes over time. Find out how a tree grows and all of the other life cycles it supports within it. See the amazing sculptures the ocean waves carve out of cliffs. Dive beneath the surface to see how coral reefs form, and what causes them to die. Follow the life cycles of weather--from the water cycle to ice ages, to give you a better grasp of the climate situation we find ourselves in now. From the single-celled amoeba to how the Earth formed, the life cycles in this ebook have been carefully chosen to give you an amazing overview of the universe, and how everything is intricately linked. Filled with facts to amaze your friends, stunning photography, and beautifully detailed illustrations by Sam Falconer, Life Cycles gets to grips with the essence of life itself.

Our World in Numbers

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
Our World in Numbers
Zillions of fun figures at your fingertips! Do you want to impress your friends with the most incredible facts and stats? Would you like to number-crunch your way around the wonders of our world? Arm yourself with nuggets of number knowledge and fantastic figures with this data-filled ebook that explores everything in our world from space to sport and animals to art. How long does it take to put on a spacesuit? How many times does a sloth poo in a week? How many stone blocks are there in the Great Pyramid at Giza? What percentage of your brain do you really use? With intriguing fact-bites and colourful graphics, Our World in Numbers is a feast of figures, includes all the info you really want to know - and more!

The Law Book

by: DK
release date: Sep 08, 2020
The Law Book
Learn about the most important legal milestones in history in The Law Book. Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Law in this overview guide to the subject, great for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Law Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in. This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Law, with: - More than 90 ground-breaking legal milestones - Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts - A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout - Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding The Law Book is a captivating introduction to the legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Discover the most important milestones in legal history, from the Code of Hammurabi to groundbreaking legislation including Magna Carta and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, all through exciting text and bold graphics. Your Law Questions, Simply Explained This engaging overview goes into legal history across the world, all the way into the 21st century, with copyright in the digital age, same-sex marriage, and the "right to be forgotten". If you thought it was difficult to learn about legislations and legal history, The Law Book presents key information in an easy to follow layout. Learn about the most important breakthroughs, like the fight for universal suffrage and workers'' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice. The Big Ideas Series With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Law Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.

Complete Children's Cookbook

by: DK
release date: Sep 08, 2020
Complete Children's Cookbook
Put on your chef''s hat and roll up your sleeves. It''s time to get cooking! Filled with more than 150 delicious dishes and mouth-watering recipes for young chefs to create at home. This first cookbook is the perfect way to get your child interested in food, nutrition, and cooking for life! Cooking with children can be immensely rewarding. You can watch your budding chef learn something new, try different flavors, and celebrate their own achievements in the kitchen. DK Books has created the ultimate cookbook that every kid chef needs on their shelf. Each recipe has easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions alongside pictures that illustrate each stage of cooking. There''s a tasty recipe for every occasion from blueberry muffins and apple crumble to sweet potato lasagna. Perfect for budding chefs and kid foodies, this cookbook helps build up basic cooking skills, safe kitchen practices, and an adventurous palate. Packed with healthy recipes, helpful tips, and fail-safe techniques, your child will be excited to create dishes that are both fun to make and delicious to eat! It''s as Easy as Pie! From speedy suppers to delicious bakes, this kid''s cookbook contains a wealth of imaginative recipes that will inspire your little chef to put on their apron and get going on their first food adventure! It''s an essential introduction to cooking that will be treasured by generations to come. Inside the pages of this cookbook, you''ll find everything your child needs to get started in the kitchen: - More than 150 fun, delicious, and healthy recipes for kids. - Easy-to-follow steps alongside pictures for each stage of cooking. - Helpful tips on how to stay healthy in the kitchen.

DK Eyewitness Chile and Easter Island

release date: Jul 21, 2020
DK Eyewitness Chile and Easter Island
Your journey starts here. Featuring DK''s much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Chile and Easter Island brings you the best of this beautiful country in a brand-new, lightweight format. What''s inside? - full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout - easy-to-follow walks, drives, and itineraries - our pick of Chile''s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - insider tips and information: when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more - the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay - an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Chile, from the Norte Grande to Santiago, Southern Patagonia to Easter Island - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Chile and Easter Island travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go. Travelling around South America? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Argentina and DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru. DK Eyewitness is the bronze award-winning travel guidebook series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2019.

DK Eyewitness USA

release date: May 19, 2020
DK Eyewitness USA
Your journey starts here. Featuring DK''s much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to USA brings you the best of this dynamic country in a brand-new, lightweight format. What''s inside? - full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout - easy-to-follow walks, drives, and itineraries - our pick of the USA''s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - insider tips and information: when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more - the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay - an area-by-area guide covering each corner of the USA, from New York to Nevada, Maine to Montana - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our USA travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go. Want to see more of the USA? Try our award-winning range of DK Eyewitness Travel Guides.

DK Eyewitness Milan and the Lakes

release date: Mar 16, 2021
DK Eyewitness Milan and the Lakes
Explore the exciting history, culture, architecture, and fashion of Milan. Discover museums, foods, shops, and more. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes. - Detailed itineraries and "don''t-miss" destination highlights at a glance. - Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. - Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. - Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. - Area maps marked with sights. - Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation. - Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. - Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes truly shows you this country as no one else can. Series Overview For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.
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