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Books published by publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd

  • The Way Things Work


    Paperback (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, May 6, 2004)
  • 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
  • The New Way Things Work

    David Macaulay

    Paperback (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, Aug. 10, 1998)
    From the earliest tools to the latest technology... Product Information Bursting with cool machines, packed with movies and animations, and loaded with all kinds of gizmos, this journey with author/illustrator David Macaulay explores the fascinating world of history's greatest inventors and explains the workings of more than 150 of their machines and inventions. Visit the Mammoth Storeroom packed with postcards, stationery, sounds, and pictures; or travel with the Great Woolly Mammoth as you uncover the most brilliant and significant inventions from 7,000 BC to the present. Includes a virtual landscape full of clickable items, a 3D terrain map with thousands of links to help you resolve the most puzzling scientific questions - plus you can visit the Mammoth School House to test yourself on all the new and interesting knowledge you've just gained! Product Features 25 videos featuring David Macaulay More than 300 animations 24 Mammoth Movies 3D illustrated landscape More than 70,000 words of text 1,000 illustrations More than 1,000 full-color screens and pop-ups Over one hour of narration and sound effects Interactive Science Test Learn 22 basic principles of science Fully searchable index Links to related concepts and principles Windows Requirements Windows 7, Vista, XP 233 MHz or faster processor 64 MB of RAM 8 MB free Hard Disk space 800 x 600 monitor, 16-bit color 16-bit Sound Card and speakers CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive QuickTime 7 Macintosh Requirements Mac OS 10.4 – 10.6 G3 300 MHz or faster, or Intel processor 64 MB of RAM 8 MB free Hard Disk space 800 x 600 monitor CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • Eyewitness Visual Dictionary: 13 Earth


    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, )
  • 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.
  • Shells

    S.Peter Dance

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, June 25, 1992)
    These "Eyewitness Handbooks" are pocket-sized reference books. This particular guide looks at shells, with annotation highlighting distinguishing features of each example. For easier reference, at-a-glance information panels, illustrations and photographs are provided for each entry. Text provides information on key characteristics, with a quick-reference identification guide to pinpoint the most obvious features of each family or group.
  • The Dorling Kindersley Ultimate Visual Dictionary

    No stated author

    Paperback (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, Sept. 22, 1994)
    This visual dictionary of 30,000 terms covers everything from the natural world, the physical sciences, transport, and arts and leisure.
  • Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections

    Stephen Biesty, Richard Platt

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, June 8, 1992)
    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections
  • Butterflies and Moths

    David Carter

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, June 25, 1992)
  • Eyewitness Visual Dictionary of Physics

    Jack Challoner

    Hardcover (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, Dec. 10, 1995)
  • RHS Garden Bugs Ultimate Sticker Book

    Ben Hoare

    Paperback (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, April 6, 2006)
    Bring the garden indoors with this life-like collection of 60 easy to peel stickers of creepy crawlies, published in association with the RHS. Find out what worms, woodlice, ants and aphids do to help your garden grow, and decorate your stuff with pictures that'll make you squirm. Extra stickers included to decorate school books or projects.