New Release Books by DK

DK is the author of Rcsi Handbook of Clinical Surgery for Finals (2021), DK Eyewitness Top 10 Naples and the Amalfi Coast (2021), Ocean (2021), DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cyprus (2021) and other 496 books.

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Rcsi Handbook of Clinical Surgery for Finals

release date: Dec 08, 2021
Rcsi Handbook of Clinical Surgery for Finals
Developed over previous editions by the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland to support students attending the three RCSI universities, this convenient handbook provides pragmatic guidance to the principles and practice of surgery that students can expect to encounter during undergraduate and early postgraduate studies. Spanning the full range of surgical specialties, information is presented in a convenient and clinically-relevant format that takes the students through the patient journey from presenting symptoms and etiology to investigations, management and follow up. The text, written as easy-to-read and easy-to-remember bullet lists, is supplemented throughout by tables, management algorithms and colour illustrations. Thoroughly updated, this fifth edition has enhanced pedagogy and, for the first time, is accompanied by video clips and questions for self testing. Covering the core surgical knowledge needed to become a safe and competent doctor, the book will be an invaluable companion for clinical placements and during the critical run-up to final examinations.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Naples and the Amalfi Coast

release date: Jun 22, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Naples and the Amalfi Coast
With vibrant city streets, sun-kissed beaches, ancient cities and island paradises on offer, it's hard to not fall in love with this region. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you'll find your way around Naples and the Amalfi Coast with absolute ease. Our regularly updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Naples and the Amalfi Coast into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best piazzas and fountains, beaches, romantic spots, restaurants and shops. You'll discover: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Naples and the Amalfi Coast's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of the Palazzo Reale, Castel Nuovo, Duomo, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Capodimonte, Certosa e Museo di San Martino, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Capri, Amalfi, Ravello, Positano and Paestum - Naples and the Amalfi Coast's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, savouring Neapolitan cuisine and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities, hidden gems off the beaten track and things to do for free - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Italy's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Naples and the Amalfi Coast or our DK Eyewitness Italy.

Ocean

by: DK
release date: Dec 02, 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-colour photographs, including sequences of animal behaviour, 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 DK's 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, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cyprus

release date: Nov 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cyprus
Sun-soaked Cyprus, with its centuries of history, scenic villages, glorious beaches and superb watersports, is an ideal Mediterranean destination. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you'll find your way around the Lake District with absolute ease. Our updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Cyprus into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best beaches, villages, convents and monasteries, hikes and snorkelling spots. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak You'll discover: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Cyprus's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of Cyprus Museum, Nicosia, Ayia Napa, Pierides Museum, Larnaka, Ancient Amathous, Historic Limassol, Kourion, the Troodos Painted Churches, Kato Pafos Archaeological Park and Akamas Peninsula - Cyprus's most interesting areas, with the best places for hiking, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - Practical advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Mediterranean culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Greek Islands or our DK Eyewitness Greece, Athens and the Mainland.

DK Eyewitness South Africa

release date: Nov 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness South Africa
Discover South Africa - a country brimming with bucket-list experiences Whether you're hoping to catch a glimpse of nature's most majestic animals, get an adrenaline fix scaling the heights of Table Mountain or simply soak up the summer sunshine with a glass of world-class wine, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that South Africa has to offer. Inside you'll find a detailed guide to the country's animals, terrain and flora as well as information on local conservation efforts. From vibrant city life to abundant wildlife, rugged vistas to beautiful beaches, prehistoric paintings to cutting edge contemporary art, South Africa has it all. This vast and varied country offers so many travel possibilities you'll be spoilt for choice. Our updated e-guide brings South Africa to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of South Africa's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -a field e-guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation -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 -colour-coded chapters to every part of South Africa, from Cape Town to Johannesburg and Gauteng, the Arid Northwest to the Garden Route Only visiting Cape Town? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands

Explorers

by: DK
release date: Nov 18, 2021
Explorers
Jump into the shoes of some of the world's greatest explorers Rediscover the discoveries of the great men and women who risked life and limb to reach the four corners of the earth in this fascinating ebook. Hang onto the coattails of explorers as their adventures are told in thrilling detail. As well as following the lives of these explorers, you'll find out what they discovered, where they discovered it, and why their journeys changed your life. Photos and illustrations from centuries of discovery, along with amazing facts on dangers faced from the South Pole to outer space, will make you an expert on epic adventurers. Explorers is part of the Mega Bites series, which uncovers the secrets of history, science, and the natural world. Investigate the most complicated thing in the universe - your Brain; then journey to the most mysterious as we dive into a Black Hole; and closer to home, marvel at the genius of the world's smartest Codebreakers! Whichever title you pick, you'll get the expert knowledge and fun facts you need on each topic, with every ebook including illustrations, fun stories, and anecdotes.

Tornadoes

by: DK
release date: Nov 18, 2021
Tornadoes
Venture into the eye of a tornado! Tornadoes are one of the most dangerous and destructive forms of weather on the planet. They are also one of the most fascinating. Learn all about the different atmospheric conditions that come together to create them, and become an expert in storms, tornadoes, twisters, and extreme weather of all kinds. Photos and illustrations showing these spinning vortexes in the sky, along with amazing facts about how scientists study and predict them, will make you the oracle on these meteorological wonders. Tornadoes is part of the Mega Bites series, which uncovers the secrets of history, science, and the natural world. Investigate the most complicated thing in the universe - your Brain; then journey to the most mysterious as we dive into a Black Hole; and closer to home, marvel at the genius of the world's smartest Codebreakers! Whichever title you pick, you'll get the expert knowledge and fun facts you need on each topic, with every ebook including illustrations, fun stories, and anecdotes.

DK Eyewitness Costa Rica

release date: Nov 11, 2021
DK Eyewitness Costa Rica
Welcome to Costa Rica - unmatched in beauty and biodiversity Whether you want to experience incredible wildlife, scuba dive in crystal-clear waters or savour a cup of world-famous coffee, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Costa Rica has to offer. Inside you'll find a detailed guide to the country's animals, terrain and flora, as well as information on local conservation efforts. Home to some of the world's happiest people, Costa Rica offers visitors the promise of Pura Vida. With sun-drenched beaches, verdant valleys, abundant wildlife and countless opportunities for outdoor adventure, it's easy to see why Costa Rica is considered a kind of paradise. Our updated e-guide brings Costa Rica to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of Costa Rica's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -a detailed field guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation -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 -colour-coded chapters to every part of Costa Rica, from Guanacaste to Northern Nicoya, the Caribbean to San José Travelling through Central America? Try our DK Eyewitness guides to Mexico, Cuba and the Caribbean

See How They Grow Pets

by: DK
release date: Nov 11, 2021
See How They Grow Pets
See how young animals grow and change in the first weeks and months of their lives with this series for little nature lovers. Everyone loves baby animals and this ebook is a must for fans of cute pets. This elegant ebook follows baby animals in beautiful, crisp photography through their early lives - from helpless newborns to confident, curious creatures on the cusp of adulthood. Meet a playful puppy, a cute kitten, and a delightful baby rabbit and watch how they grow. A series of photographs shows each animal at different stages in its early life. See a bunny growing fur, kittens learning to hunt, and a puppy playing with toys. These ebooks are a delight to read aloud to preschool children or for young readers to pick up themselves.

Explanatorium of History

by: DK
release date: Nov 11, 2021
Explanatorium of History
Take a rollercoaster ride through the past with this fact-including and visually stunning children's history encyclopedia. Discover what the major turning points in history were, from the evolution and migrations of early humans, to the rise and fall of great empires such as Ancient Rome and the Aztecs. Get the inside track on wars and conflict, including European knights, Japanese samurai, Inca warriors, and the major clashes of World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the War on Terror, and so much more. This visual reference encyclopedia uses stunning photographs and supporting illustrations to trace the history of science from Ancient Greece, through the major contributions of the Islamic world, the Scientific Revolution, the Space Race, and on to modern technology. The arts, religions, and ideas are also showcased, from the Renaissance and Greek drama to the origins of major world religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism. Explanatorium of History is the ultimate visual encyclopedia for kids aged 10-14, telling the story of "us", from the dawn of human history up to the present day.

DK Eyewitness Southwest USA and National Parks

release date: May 13, 2021
DK Eyewitness Southwest USA and National Parks
Whether you want to be awed by the spectacular sight of the Grand Canyon, learn about indigenous culture at Canyon de Chelly, or test your luck in glittering Las Vegas, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Southwest USA has to offer. Distinguished by red sandstone mesas, cactus-studded deserts, and towering rock arches, the Southwest USA's dramatic landscapes evoke frontier legends. As rich in history and culture as natural beauty, the region's cities and towns offer endless opportunities to experience the state's multicultural heritage. Our updated e-guide brings Southwest USA to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel 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 neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of Southwest USA'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 region easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Southwest USA, from the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona to Southern Utah, the Four Corners to Las Vegas

DK Eyewitness Ireland

release date: May 11, 2021
DK Eyewitness Ireland
Small but spectacular, the Emerald Isle dazzles from coast to coast. Whether you're seeking the surreal beauty of the Giant's Causeway, the historic halls of Trinity College, or the perfect pub to enjoy a pint of Guinness, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Ireland has to offer. Beloved by Hollywood filmmakers, Ireland's dramatic beauty will no doubt be recognizable to visitors as the backdrop of Star Wars and Game of Thrones. The cities, meanwhile, beckon with the promise of cosy pubs and charming locals. And with Belfast and Dublin offering their own unique identities and rich histories, Ireland's two capitals are sure not to disappoint. Our annually updated e-guide brings Ireland 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 trademark illustrations. You'll discover: - our pick of Ireland'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 Ireland, from Donegal to Dublin, Cork to Kilkenny Planning a city break? Try our pocket-friendly Top 10 Dublin for top 10 lists to all things Dublin.

I Love You, Daddy

by: DK
release date: May 11, 2021
I Love You, Daddy
This book takes a lovely look at the love shared between fathers and babies everywhere. Children will adore meeting the cutest father and baby animal pairs, from monkeys in the rainforest to chickens on the farm. Bright photographs are accompanied by fun rhyming text perfect for reading aloud to your little one. Children will love to list all the different things their dads do for them, and why they love them so much. And daddies will, too! This adorable ebook makes the ideal gift for amazing dads.

Simply Climate Change

by: DK
release date: Nov 04, 2021
Simply Climate Change
Exploring the science behind climate change has never been easier Combining bold graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Climate Change is an essential introduction to the subject for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge. The ebook explains the science that underpins the study of climate change and clearly outlines the pressures humans are putting on the planet. Assuming no previous knowledge of environmental science and climate studies, Simply Climate Change explains the science of one of the most important challenges ever faced by human life on this planet. It is a perfect beginner's e-guide to understanding how and why climate change is occurring, and looks at possible solutions in policy and technology. Covering the key ideas from the basics of greenhouse gases to microplastics, it is divided into pared-back, single- or double-page entries that explain concepts simply and visually. Whether you are studying science at school or college, or simply want a jargon-free overview of the subject, Simply Climate Change is the essential guide for everything you need to understand the basics quickly and easily.

U is for Urchin

by: DK
release date: Feb 09, 2021
U is for Urchin
The latest title in DK's new alphabet series, U is for Urchin looks at urchin-related words that begin with the letter "u." Take a first look at the underwater world of urchins in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture ebook for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustrated animal alphabet series, U is for Urchin is the 21st picture ebook installment, a perfect first gift for babies and toddlers. The friendly, read-aloud text and delightful illustrations will have young animal-lovers smiling in no time as they learn fun words about urchins that all begin with the letter "u." Have fun with your little one by pointing to the colorful illustrations that tell the story of these spiny sea creatures. Learn about the different types of urchins, where they live in the ocean, and just how uniquely amazing they really are. Filled with simple, playful facts, U is for Urchin provides lots to talk about and lots to look at for curious, animal-loving babies and toddlers everywhere.

S is for Seal

by: DK
release date: Feb 09, 2021
S is for Seal
The latest title in DK's new alphabet series, S is for Seal looks at seal-related words that begin with the letter "s." Take a first look at the lives of seals in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction ebook for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustrated animal alphabet series, S is for Seal is the 19th picture ebook installment, a perfect first nonfiction book for young children. The friendly, read-aloud text and delightful illustrations will have young animal-lovers smiling in no time as they learn new words about seals that all begin with the letter "s." Have fun with your little one by pointing to the colorful illustrations that tell the story of these amazing animals. Learn what baby seals are called, where they live, and how they communicate with one another. Filled with simple, playful facts, S is for Seal provides lots to talk about and lots to look at for curious, animal loving babies and toddlers everywhere.

Cheep! Cheep! Chick

by: DK
release date: Feb 04, 2021
Cheep! Cheep! Chick
This delightful, rhyming story for little learners stars super-cute Roxie, the very chirpy chick! Roxie's favorite thing is singing and making music. But his friends are having quiet time today. Will Roxie ever get to sing his songs and make his friends happy? Roxie's adorable friends are the cutest, cuddliest animals ever! Babies and toddlers will love meeting them in this read-aloud rhyme, and joining in with Roxie's chirpy singing and the cool sounds from his drum, guitar, and xylophone! The charming story helps teach social skills. Little ones learn there are times when we need to be quiet for others, and times when we can share some noisy fun together. And when we consider each other's feelings, we can all get along. A wonderful gift to share over Easter or anytime, Cheep! Cheep! Chick builds language skills and reading readiness. It follows on from Bounce! Bounce! Bunny, which features the same group of entertaining characters.

DK Eyewitness London

release date: Apr 22, 2021
DK Eyewitness London
Whether you want to tread the footsteps of kings and queens in the royal palaces, take a break from sightseeing in one of the city's many parks, or sample the tantalizing array of street food from around the world, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that London has to offer. Every corner of this cosmopolitan capital is brimming with personality. Dripping in pomp and tradition, Whitehall and Westminster are best known for their iconic sights and regal architecture. The rolling fields and peaceful woodlands of Hampstead Heath feel a world apart from the futuristic skyscrapers of the financial district of the City. And when the sun sets, Soho bursts into life - the perfect spot for an evening out. Our updated e-guide brings London to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of London'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 city easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of London, from Mayfair to Shoreditch, King's Cross to the South Bank Touring the country? Try our DK Eyewitness Great Britain. Want the best of London guides? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 London.

Timelines from Black History

by: DK
release date: Jan 19, 2021
Timelines from Black History
Amazing visual timelines take readers through the people and the issues that have shaped Black history Erased. Ignored. Hidden. Lost. Underappreciated. No longer. Delve into the unique, inspiring, and world-changing history of Black people. From Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey, and the achievements of ancient African kingdoms to those of the US Civil Rights Movement, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies takes kids on an exceptional journey from prehistory to modern times. This DK children's ebook boasts more than 30 visual timelines, which explore the biographies of the famous and the not-so-famous - from royalty to activists, and writers to scientists, and much, much more. Stunning thematic timelines also explain the development of Black history - from the experiences of black people in the US, to the story of postcolonial Africa. Did you know that the richest person ever to have lived was a West African? Or that the technology that made the lightbulb possible was developed by African American inventor, and not Thomas Edison? How about the fact that Ethiopia was the only African country to avoid colonization, thanks to the leadership of a brave queen? Stacked with facts and visually vibrant, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legacies, Legends is an unforgettable and accessible hive of information on the people and the issues that have shaped Black history.

Countries of the World

by: DK
release date: Nov 24, 2020
Countries of the World
Discover the countries of the world - explore their geography, wildlife, traditions, and arts in this picture-packed children's book. Every country profile is packed with photos, and each nation has a full-color map detailing its main cities, landscape features, and borders, and exactly where in the world it is. At-a-glance panels provide a quick reference to all the stats, and the easy-to-read text is full of fascinating, fun facts. Countries, Cultures, People & Places shows the many unique things that make one country different from another but might also reveal surprising similarities. Did you know that Cuba's national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in the USA? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedule? Find out about anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan, to blueberry-picking in Sweden and India's space program. So pack your bags, decide your destination, and begin your journey!

DK Eyewitness New Zealand

release date: Nov 05, 2020
DK Eyewitness New Zealand
Welcome to New Zealand, the land of the long white cloud Whether you're seeking your next adrenaline-fix, the best place to taste traditional Maori cuisine, or the perfect geothermal pool to unwind in, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that New Zealand has to offer. An explosion of dramatic scenery, these far-flung Pacific islands have it all- mammoth mountains, icy-blue glacial lakes, unspoiled coastlines, idyllic vineyards and cool, cultural cities. From the subtropical kauri forests of the North Island to the remote fjords of the South Island, New Zealand offers countless opportunities for adventure. Our annually updated guide brings this beautiful country to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations. You'll discover- - our pick of New Zealand'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 - colour-coded chapters to every part of New Zealand, from Northland to Southland, the Auckland to Canterbury - our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Travelling around Oceania? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Australia

Mummies

by: DK
release date: Jun 16, 2020
Mummies
This nonfiction chapter book is chock-full of bite-size mummy facts, black-and-white photographs, and CGI illustrations to dazzle and engage even the most reluctant reader. The ancient process of mummification is mysterious, but Microbites: Mummies breaks it all down into manageable chunks of information on need-to-know topics like embalming, tombs and temples, religious rituals, and other aspects of life in Ancient Egypt. Illustrations and photographs accent nearly every page, while highlighted text calls out important takeaways about each chapter topic, revealing new details about the Ancient Egyptians' mind-blowing burial practices. For further learning, kids can turn to the book's eight-page reference section, where they'll find a glossary, a historical timeline, and a list of the most influential pharaohs. Whether they're new to Ancient Egypt or seasoned pros, readers will find plenty of fascinating facts to chew on in Microbites: Mummies. DK's Microbites series takes daunting nonfiction topics and transforms them into easy-to-digest, mini-guides on kids' favorite subjects from history, science, and the natural world. Packed with eye-catching illustrations, detailed photographs, and the latest scientific research on everything from dinosaurs to mummies, the Microbites series encourages a healthy reading appetite in kids ages 8 through 12, and will leave them hungry to learn more.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Tokyo

release date: Sep 16, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Tokyo
Tokyo is a city of complementary contrasts - a truly modern metropolis where futuristic architecture and cutting-edge technology stand shoulder-to-shoulder with ancient temples and centuries-old art and craft traditions. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Tokyo with absolute ease. Our updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Tokyo into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and art galleries, places to eat, parks and gardens. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: - Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of the Tokyo's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of the Imperial Palace Grounds, Senso-ji Temple, the Sumida River, the Edo-Tokyo Museum, Ueno Park, the Tokyo National Museum, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, the Meiji Shrine, Yanaka and Odaiba Island - Tokyo's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - A laminated pull-out map of Tokyo, plus seven full-colour area maps - Practical advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Japan's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Japan

San Francisco Like a Local

release date: Sep 16, 2021
San Francisco Like a Local
Experience San Francisco the local way with this insider's guide Home to waterfront esplanades, alternative art galleries and a nightlife scene like no other, this cultural city is endlessly enticing. But it's not all about the Golden Gate Bridge and Pier 39. Beyond the well-trodden sights there's a secret side of the city - and who better to guide you to it than the locals? This insider's guide is packed with recommendations from San Franciscans in the know, helping you to discover all their favourite hangout spots and hidden haunts. Browse thrift stores for vintage gems in Haight-Ashbury, join free yoga classes in Golden Gate Park and tuck into Mexican cuisine at tiny hole-in-the-wall joints in The Mission. Whether you're a San Franciscan looking to uncover your city's secrets or a traveler seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish guide makes sure you experience the real side of San Francisco.

This Is How We Make Friends

by: DK
release date: Sep 16, 2021
This Is How We Make Friends
Learn all the super-important skills you need to learn about making friends with this new series of ebooks all about preparing little ones for school. No matter what grown-ups tell you, being little is hard work; there's so much to learn - from sharing your toys and treats, to taking turns when playing a game, and remembering to say please and thank you. Don't panic, This is How We Make Friends is here to guide you along the way by teaching you the skills you need to be a good friend.

Look I'm An Ecologist

by: DK
release date: Sep 16, 2021
Look I'm An Ecologist
This creative preschool eco ebook will unleash your child's curiosity as they play and learn their way through 20 fun and imaginative, nature-loving projects. Written by environmentalist and zoo learning manager Cathriona Hickey, Look I'm an Ecologist helps young children discover they already have the tools they need to be an awesome ecologist: an inquisitive mind, unlimited imagination, and super senses! Whether they are doing nature crafts indoors, growing plants on a windowsill, balcony, or in a garden, or collecting things at a park or beach, the exciting, hands-on projects are perfect for kids. Look I'm an Ecologist gives young readers the opportunity to do what they do best: imagine, create, learn, problem solve, and play their way to a greener planet.

Baby's First St Patrick's Day

by: DK
release date: Feb 04, 2020
Baby's First St Patrick's Day
You're never too young to enjoy St Patrick's Day! Celebrate the March 17 Irish holiday with this super-cute gift book little ones will adore. People all around the world celebrate all things Irish on this special day. From a St Patrick's Day parade, a lucky shamrock, and a funny leprechaun to St Patrick's Day costumes, an Irish dancing outfit, and a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, Baby's First St Patrick's Day features all the familiar favorites associated with Ireland's biggest and brightest celebration. Little ones will have fun looking and pointing at the pictures as they learn about this popular Irish holiday. The book is clear and easy for babies and toddlers to follow, with one main image per page they can focus on, and the short text is enjoyable to read aloud and share with young children. Specially made for little hands, this hard-wearing board book has a soft padded cover and safe rounded corners. Babies and toddlers will soon be turning the pages themselves, naming objects, joining in with the simple text, and learning all about St Patrick's Day.

China Through Time

by: DK
release date: Jan 07, 2020
China Through Time
Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history. This beautifully illustrated children's history book spans 2,500 years and more than a thousand miles along China's Grand Canal. With stunning, panoramic illustrations and lively, engaging text, China Through Time brings key periods and turning points in the canal's history to life. Cutaway views show the inside of buildings and introduce children to important places, characters, and events - from humble workers to mighty emperors, and from floods and wars to life in bustling ports and modern cities. Children will also love searching for the mischievous time-travelling cat, Lihua, who appears in each of the artworks. Perfect for parents and children to pore over together, China Through Time makes a gorgeous gift or collector's item. Fun, interactive, and packed with details, it vividly presents Chinese history to children as they have never seen it before.

I Feel Kind

by: DK
release date: Sep 16, 2021
I Feel Kind
Help little ones learn about their emotions and discover kindness in this sweet little board book. I Feel Kind is the perfect introduction to kindness, teaching youngsters how little acts of kindness in everyday life can have a positive impact on themselves and others. Follow the story of the bright Kind flower to see how kindness looks and feels and the many ways children can spread kindness. This colourful picture book also asks children the important question, "What have you done that is kind?", turning the book into a fun, interactive experience. Sweet illustrated characters and minimal text make I Feel Kind the perfect first book for young children to enjoy and learn that every act of kindness, big or small, can make a difference.

DK Eyewitness Japan

release date: Sep 02, 2021
DK Eyewitness Japan
Konnichiwa from one of the most fascinating countries on earth. Whether you want to see cherry blossoms in Kyoto, speed through the countryside aboard a shinkansen, or shop til you drop in futuristic Shibuya, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all Japan has to offer. Japan is a land of contrast - think tranquil zen gardens and peaceful pagodas, neon-lit cities and robot restaurants. Cities might be the first things that spring to mind when you think of Japan, but the countryside is just as epic. There's the iconic Mount Fuji, bubbling hot springs, unspoiled beaches and adrenaline-packed ski resorts. And if that wasn't enough to entice you to visit, there's the food - unctuous noodles, delicate sushi and warming hotpots. Our updated guide brings Japan to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: our pick of Japan'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 colour-coded chapters to every part of Japan, from Tokyo to Kyoto City, Hokkaido to Okinawa our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go Only visiting Tokyo? Try our DK Eyewitness Tokyo.

How Philosophy Works

by: DK
release date: Aug 06, 2019
How Philosophy Works
What is the meaning of life? Are we truly free? How can we make ethical choices? Discover the answers to life's greatest questions. Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of philosophical thought in a uniquely visual way, this book is the perfect introduction to the history of philosophy. How Philosophy Works combines bold infographics and jargon-free text to demystify fundamental concepts about the nature of reality. Covering everything from ethics to epistemology and phenomenology, the book presents the ideas and theories of key philosophical traditions and philosophers - from Plato and Socrates to Nietzsche and Wittgenstein via Kant - in a novel, easy-to-understand way. Its infographics will help you to understand the elements of philosophy on a conceptual level and, by tackling life's "big questions", it will help you to look at the world in an entirely new way. With its unique graphic approach and clear, authoritative text, How Philosophy Works is the perfect introduction to philosophy, and the ideal companion to DK's The Philosophy Book in the "Big Ideas" series.

The Happy Pumpkin

by: DK
release date: Sep 02, 2021
The Happy Pumpkin
A delightful, heart-warming story about a perky pumpkin who just wants to fit in this Halloween. Halloween is approaching and it's time for the kids to pick out their pumpkins. The pumpkins have been looking forward to this all year, and are excited to meet their new owners. But when everyone is being chosen, there is one pumpkin who feels left out. He is the smiliest and happiest pumpkin of them all, but of course nobody wants a happy pumpkin on the scariest, spookiest night of the year! Will this little pumpkin find a home in time for Halloween? Adults and children will love to read aloud and follow the story of this perky pumpkin as he hopes to find the perfect family. With adorable and colourful illustrations, The Happy Pumpkin will make a wonderful addition to any Halloween-lover's bookshelf while teaching little ones an important life lesson about not judging others based on what they look like.

DKfindout! Birds

by: DK
release date: Jun 25, 2019
DKfindout! Birds
Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for bird lovers ages 6-9 is the ultimate guide to nearly 150 bird species from across the globe, entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits on everything from toucans to turkeys. How many species of birds are in the world today? What do bird feathers and human hair have in common? Why do some bird species let ants crawl on them? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Birds, which features stunning wildlife photography of birds in their native environments, throughout every stage of their life cycles. Beginning with a broad overview of bird biology, this book teaches young ornithologists what makes birds different from other branches of the animal kingdom, while "fact files" provide a closer look at bird species that share particular habitats, like deserts and rain forests. From mating to migrating and everything in between, DKfindout! Birds captures the breadth of the bird world in a unique and fun way. Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6-9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about-ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology-making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.

What's Where on Earth? Dinosaur Atlas

release date: Sep 02, 2021
What's Where on Earth? Dinosaur Atlas
Journey back in time and find out where dinosaurs roamed. This unique children's atlas explores each continent, revealing fossil sites and stories on every map. Dinosaur Atlas is packed with maps of early Earth and more than 40 profiles of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Stare down a T Rex in North America. Watch out for Velociraptors' slashing claws in the Gobi Desert. Trek across the Siberian tundra and discover a woolly mammoth. This stunning ebook uses breathtaking computer-generated imagery to make every animal come to life. Using specially commissioned maps, this atlas also shows you what the world looked like millions of years ago. A modern 3D globe next to each map helps you understand the arrangement of the continents over time and why we find fossils where we do. You can see what palaeontologists have dug up in each continent and learn how they put together a picture of the past from a puzzle of ancient clues. Dinosaur Atlas reveals the prehistoric world as never before, and is an essential addition to the library of every young dinosaur expert.

Gardens of the World

release date: Apr 26, 2022
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