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DK's art and culture books delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's unique visual design to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline. From stunning world architecture and life-changing designs to fashion designers and our favourite musicals, DK’s art and culture books have something for everyone. The book open up the art and culture worlds from the inside by taking you behind the scenes whether that be the art world or through your favourite characters with Sherlock Holmes and plays with Shakespeare. See art and culture like never before with DK.

DK's art and culture books delve into the world of art, music and literature using DK's unique visual design to uncover and reveal the intricacies of each discipline. From stunning world architecture and life-changing designs to fashion designers and our favourite musicals, DK’s art and culture books have something for everyone. The book open up the art and culture worlds from the inside by taking you behind the scenes whether that be the art world or through your favourite characters with Sherlock Holmes and plays with Shakespeare. See art and culture like never before with DK.

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  • The Illustrated Mahabharata

    Format:Hardback  

    Take a fresh look at India's great epic with The Illustrated Mahabharata and rediscover the lost kingdoms, dynasties, and characters of the Mahabharata. Follow the tale as it unfolds through 18 parvas with stunning photographs, paintings, sculptures, and historical Read more

    £18.99
  • Artist's Painting Techniques

    Format:Hardback  

    Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint. Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist's Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £20.00
  • The Literature Book

    Format:Hardback  

    From Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to Shelley's Frankenstein, The Literature Book documents the greatest literature ever written. Featuring over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, The Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Musicals

    Format:Hardback  

    From The Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music to Les Misérables, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story brings the world's best-loved productions to life.The complete history of the musical is covered; from its earliest origins in dance halls and vaudeville, Read more

    £25.00
  • The Sherlock Holmes Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Sherlock Holmes Book chronicles every case of the world's greatest detective and his assistant Dr Watson. The game is afoot and now you can discover every detail of Sherlock Holmes' world.From the first novel A Study in Scarlet, through to the masterpiece that is Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Design

    Format:Hardback  

    Design: The Definitive Visual History is a gorgeous visual celebration of design across the decades. Find out all about the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus and browse through the beautiful image catalogues of everything from Read more

    £25.00
  • Art

    Format:Hardback  

    This beautifully illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, Art: A Visual History covers over six-hundred and fifty Read more

    £20.00
  • Vintage Fashion Bookazine

    Format:Paperback  

    This is the story of style for fashionistas - a sassy style guide for those who want to discover the stories behind their favourite looks, find their own style, and learn what makes the fashion world tick. Combining the very best bits of books and magazines, this Read more

    £7.99
  • Grateful Dead

    Format:Paperback  

    The Grateful Dead were a group like no other. At once, pioneers of the West Coast sound, a genre-breaking good-time band, reluctant figureheads for a generation and an American institution, they inspired hippies, Hell's Angels, beat poets and politicians. Now Read more

    £19.99
  • Shakespeare

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most iconic writers, William ShakespeareDid you know special effects were used in Shakespeare's plays? That devils and ghosts came up through trapdoors in the stage? Find out how in Eyewitness Read more

    £6.99
  • The Shakespeare Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes.This bold book covers every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • The Fashion Book

    Format:Hardback  

    A gorgeous style guide for teenage girls who want to discover the stories behind their favourite looks, create their own style and learn what makes the fashion world tick! From corsets and camis to tailoring and trilby hats The Fashion Book is packed with stunning Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £9.99
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