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  • DK Art School: An Introduction to Acrylics

    Ray Smith

    Paperback (Dorling Kindersley, June 8, 1998)
    Whether you've taken art classes or never held a brush before, this comprehensive, clear, and concise guide will show you everything you need to know about working in this challenging—but rewarding— medium. Written by accomplished artist Ray Smith, it paints a clear picture of everything an acrylic artist needs to know, from selecting your colors and working with washes to the alla prima layering technique and exploring new ideas and presenting your art, in only 72 concise pages. The book features hundreds of vivid, crystal-clear full-color photographs, essential for understanding the fine points of such a visual medium. And it offers easy-to-follow projects, shown as they were created, which teach the essentials while inspiring the student to tackle increasingly complex techniques. An Introduction to Acrylics is part of the DK Art School series. Each volume of the series focuses on a specific medium and subject, so you can choose precisely what you want to learn — from acrylic figure to oil portrait, and from pastel still life to watercolor landscape.
  • Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

    Richard Platt, Stephen Biesty

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Sept. 15, 1994)
    From the creators of Man-of-War comes a close-up look inside a medieval castle, providing meticulously detailed cutaway illustrations that reveal diverse facets of life inside a castle.
  • Military History Book

    Dorling Kindersley

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Oct. 1, 2012)
    Stand to attention for the definitive visual guide to 5,000 years of military history "The Military History Book" chronicles the changing technology and tactics of war from 5,000 years ago to the present day in stunning visual detail. Bringing military history to life like never before, find out all about the battles, leaders and weapons of war that have changed the course of history and shaped the world. From the siege towers and catapults of ancient times to Samurai armour, Russian Kalashnikovs and right up to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the evolution of battlefield technology is showcased in amazing detail. Plus, get up close with virtual tours of iconic pieces including the T-34 Tank, the Lockheed F-117 Stealth Bomber and the AH-64 Apache helicopter. "The Military History Book" is the perfect gift for military enthusiasts of all ages.
  • A City Through Time

    Steve Noon

    Hardcover (DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), March 1, 2013)
    Discover the exciting history of a city on a journey over 2,500 years long. From Greek colonies to the skyscrapers in a modern metropolis, visit cities from every era. Meet wandering troubadors entertaining a Count in the castle's Great Hall or spend hours spotting the hidden details in the artwork.
  • Rocks and Minerals:

    Chris Pellant, Helen Pellant, Harry Taylor

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishing, March 15, 1992)
    Describes the properties, characteristics, and distinguishing features of more than 500 rocks and minerals around the world and includes a color photograph of each specimen
  • Book

    Karen Brookfield, Laurence Pordes

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, June 1, 2000)
    Full-color photos. From hieroglyphics to the development of alphabets and the invention of movable type, this book lover's dream chronicles the evolution of language and the written word. The development of papermaking and bookbinding is also described.
  • Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War

    Richard Platt, Stephen Biesty

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Sept. 15, 1993)
    The author of Incredible Cross-Sections takes a detailed look inside an eighteenth-century warship, providing fascinating facts about the ship and the people aboard it. BOMC Main.
  • My First Math Book

    David Clemson, Wendy Clemson, Stella Love

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Aug. 16, 1994)
    Math made fun! Here is a hands-on activity book, packed with bright and appealing photographs, that offers an exciting collection of math challenges and number puzzles. My First Math Book will encourage children to calculate figures, weigh, and measure objects, compare and explore shapes, and make their own mathematical discoveries. Written by specialists in the teaching of primary mathematics, My First Math Book features interactive games and puzzles to help children develop their math skills.
  • "Toy Story" the Essential Guide

    Glenn Dakin

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Aug. 16, 2009)
    Since 1995, Toy Story has brought joy, wonder, and laughter to people around the world. In 2010, Toy Story 3 will make its theatrical debut and DK publishing is revamping its beautifully illustrated and very successful Toy Story book program in order to prime fans everywhere.Toy Story: The Essential Guide gets a makeover, with all new images from the first two movies. Woody, Buzz, and the gang are featured in stills, along with incredible animation info, behind-the-scenes stories, and gorgeous imagery that kids will love.(c) 2008 Disney/PIXAR
  • Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide

    Ryder Windham

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, Sept. 19, 2005)
    A comprehensive overview of the Star Wars saga provides an explanation of the characters and how they relate to each other and details the movies' storylines, equipping fans and newcomers with everything they need to know about the highest-grossing movie saga ever.
  • Castle. Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections

    Stephen Biesty

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley, )
  • Lego Star Wars Yoda's Jedi Army Ultimate Sticker Book


    Paperback (DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), May 1, 2014)
    Action-packed LEGO(R) sticker book with more than 250 reusable, easy-to-peel stickers. LEGO Star Wars(TM) Yoda's Jedi Army Ultimate Sticker Book is packed with more than 250 colourful stickers of fan favourite Yoda and his Jedi Army. You'll have hours of fun with this LEGO Star Wars(TM) book exploring the exciting world of the Jedi and Star Wars(TM) adding stickers to the colourful scenes inside or creating your own adventures! All the LEGO stickers inside are reusable so decorate your pencil case, bag and other belongings too! You'll learn all about Yoda, his story and powers, plus the rise of the Jedi Army as they battle the Sith! Discover all the amazing LEGO Star Wars(TM) sets, characters, vehicles, weapons and minifigures in the Star Wars(TM) universe with this ultimate LEGO sticker book.