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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.
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The perfect guide to identifying common trees
What's That Tree? is ideal if you struggle to tell the difference between a Serbian spruce and a Silver birch. It's the perfect pocket e-guide for beginners but also a handy reference for the more seasoned naturalist.
Featuring over 150 common trees from around the UK and Europe, species overviews show you what to look for where and related trees are shown side by side for quick comparison and identification.
Become an expert tree-spotter in no time with What's That Tree?
Stop and smell the roses with this delightful flower spotter guide.
Know your geraniums from your pansies! This beautiful flower identification book features over 150 British and European flower species along with a simple, visual approach to help you tell them apart with absolute ease.
With its compact, portable format, this nature book is designed for ease of use anywhere - ideal for nature lovers everywhere. Here's what's inside:
- Similar flower species are shown together for quick comparison and identification
- Fully-illustrated introductions explain the basics of flower identification - what to look for and how to tell the difference between similar wildflower species or specimens
- Overview pages on main features give readers more detailed information on how to make an accurate identification
- The at-a-glance finder at the back shows thumbnails of the species grouped in an intuitive way for ease of reference
Call all flower enthusiasts! Are you interested in identifying the wildflowers you encounter on your walks along the coast or in the mountains, woodlands or fields? Look no further than What's That Flower?
Detailed text, beautiful photographs and stunning illustrations show different parts of the flower - from the stem to the petals. Flower type overviews show you what to look for where and similar flowers are shown side by side for quick comparison and identification.
It's the perfect flower encyclopedia for beginners but also a handy reference guide for the more seasoned flower lovers.
Now in PDF.
A refreshing new look into the world of pregnancy and parenting
Celebrate the joy of having a baby and becoming a parent with The Pregnancy and Baby Book. Filled with facts and practical advice about pregnancy and birth through to childcare for the first three years, you'll also find helpful information on bringing up baby number 2.
No matter how much time your busy parent-to-be schedule allows, you'll be able to obtain all the essentials of pregnancy and childcare. Parental instincts and nesting, birthing, bathing and feeding are all covered in this pregnancy book. Addresses real concerns such as maternity wardrobe dilemmas, which risks are real and which aren't, and "How do I know if something is wrong with my baby?" You'll also find ideas on how to care for and entertain your baby once it arrives and how to adapt to life afterwards.
Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for new parents-to-be or are searching for a comprehensive book for your own needs, The Pregnancy and Baby Book is guaranteed to bring joy on arrival.
Hands-on fun for you and your toddler as you learn about animals. From cuddly kittens to powerful tigers, this is the perfect busy animal book for pre-schoolers!
Your children can play as they learn with this delightful animal book! From jumping kangaroos to baby birds, there are lots of cute animals to name and count. Help your child develop early speaking, listening, and observation skills.
This engaging board book is packed with bright, colourful pictures and fun-filled activities to get your kids thinking and talking! Your kid will love learning about animals and the noises they make. From pets to mini-beasts, they will discover which animal squeaks, squawks, and oinks! This will help your child learn how to recognise and identify different animals.
The book has strong board pages made especially for young children. The chunky tabs, on the top or the side, are easy to grab to help with early motor control. Pre-schoolers will quickly recognise the picture on the tab which will take them straight to the page with their favourite animal.
Each page is dedicated to different types of animals, such as farm and sea animals. There are easy to read labels so your little one can sound out the words with you. The interactive book encourages kids to count the tropical fish, pretend to talk like a parrot, and find the animal with a long trunk. This delivers a rounded early learning reading experience.
Learn All About Animals, Big and Small!
- Bright clear photographs of everything from tigers to starfishes
- Chunky tabbed pages to improve dexterity
- Easy to read text with names and descriptions to encourage language development
More from DK Books:
Since toddlers are experiencing lots of things for the first time, we've made lots of My First tabbed board books! Look below for other great titles including My First Zoo, My First Busy Job, My First Farm, and My First Town.
The best-selling My First series - now in ebook format.
Welcome your child to the animal kingdom with My First Animal ebook. Packed with bright, lively pictures and simple text - this is ideal to stimulate recognition and encourage talking and naming. It is designed to capture interest, and every page will help develop early speaking and listening skills.
My First Animal is perfect to read aloud together, and you'll both love the playful images.
Pack a world of knowledge in your pocket
Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Insects on the Kindle Fire. Packed with bite-sized chunks of interactive information that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. Explore the world of arachnids, earwigs and moths and discover the unique features that make an arthropod an arthropod.
With 255 screens of amazing encyclopedic stats and 13 galleries full of colour insect pictures to provide extra wow, DK Pocket Eyewitness Insects is perfect for school projects. There's a catalogue of species on scores of different types of creepy crawly that will help you discover the variety of life on Earth. Every insect type has its own screen, as well as additional info in "Look Closer" sections that will have you bursting to show off your brainy bug know-how.
Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth, includes bite-sized chunks of information that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. Learn about the geology and geography that make up our fascinating planet - from the "white thunder" of vast glaciers as they break free and fall into the sea, to earthquakes that tear ancient landscapes apart.
With 160 pages of amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow, DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth will take you on an adventure involving volcanoes, mountain ranges and the bodies of water that take over so much of our world. Now available in ebook (pdf) format.
Now in PDF.
First Facts Seasons introduces children to the world of reading, with lively illustrations and simple text to help build confidence and development. Bursting with fun facts and figures that will guide your child through each of the four seasons, they will love flicking through and learning as they go. From spring lambs to autumn leaves, questions about each magical season is answered.
Fun and educational, these books are perfect for home-reading where children can indulge in their interests - a valuable teaching aid for both parents and teachers.
Tricky trivia to challenge you and your friends
Do you know your stars from your Mars'? Your red dwarves from your supernovas? Are there cars on Mars is a new quiz ebook that will launch you into space on an intergalactic voyage. Your mission: to discover all the secrets of the universe.
With this stunning and stimulating new quiz ebook, the whole family will soon be hooked on the mysteries of the Milky Way. Grab your spacesuit and your thinking cap and test each other: gorgeous graphics and numbered quizzes make learning a pleasure, and extra information spreads mean aspiring astronauts can go from small steps to giant leaps. To infinity and beyond!
The books that show you what others only tell you
DK Eyewitness Jungle contains amazing photographs and allows your child to escape into the unique "eyewitness" view of the tropical rainforest ecosystems and the wildlife that lives in it.
Help your child to learn with facts about jungle creatures, such as the venomous snakes, mysterious jaguars and brightly coloured tree frogs. Let your youngster understand and explore the environment with images of animals, vegetation and jungle homes, then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room.
Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about the jungle. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk
Now in PDF.
Play I-spy with your toddler and they'll learn about life on the farm.
Hunt for farmyard favourites and much more with your toddler - they'll love playing I-spy and spotting animals and machines in farmyard scenes. Your child will want to return to the book again and again, as they try to spot all the different things from a sleeping sheepdog, a tractor and a cow, to Dotty the ladybird who's hiding in every scene.
Read it together and help them turn the pages as they solve riddles and spot fun surprises. With over 300 fabulous objects to find your toddler will love learning about life on the farm.
Hunt for favourite pets, farm animals and many more with your toddler in Little Hide and Seek Animals. Your child will want to return to it again and again, as they try to spot all the different things from a lamb, puppy or polar bear club, looking for its mummy in every scene.
Help your child solve riddles and spot fun surprises. With five themed hide-and-seek scenes and a puppy hiding on each one, your toddler will love learning about first animals.