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Smithsonian

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum and research complex. The DK and Smithsonian publishing relationship brings the scholarship of Smithsonian experts out of the museum and into your home with authoritative books for both kids and adults that cover a range of topics, including history, science, nature, design, fashion, and more. Whether you are interested in a visual history of the Civil War or the many ages of fashion, DK’s unique collaboration with the Smithsonian offers books that are as educational as they are beautiful.  

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum and research complex. The DK and Smithsonian publishing relationship brings the scholarship of Smithsonian experts out of the museum and into your home with authoritative books for both kids and adults that cover a range of topics, including history, science, nature, design, fashion, and more. Whether you are interested in a visual history of the Civil War or the many ages of fashion, DK’s unique collaboration with the Smithsonian offers books that are as educational as they are beautiful.  

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  • Medicine

    Format:Hardback  

    Medicine tells the fascinating story of the discipline, from ancient times to the present day, charting developments in healing, diagnosis, surgery, and drugs in a vividly visual and accessible format. Follow the gory pitfalls and the miraculous breakthroughs of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • Animal!

    Format:Hardback  

    A groundbreaking visual approach to the animal kingdom packed with facts about mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and more, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.Follow the timeline of evolution and extinction of animals throughout history Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $29.99
  • Children's Illustrated Atlas

    Format:Hardback  

    Bring geography to life and explore the countries of the world like never before with DK's Children's Illustrated Atlas. Featuring approximately 50 unique maps of the world that show each country in full-color detail, this new atlas is bursting with information, Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $15.99
  • Washington, D.C.

    Format:Board book  

    Come along on a tour of Washington, D.C., and learn all about monuments, museums, and other famous places in the United States' capital city.

    $8.99
  • The Rock and Gem Book

    Format:Hardback  

    What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent? Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the Read More

    $22.99
  • Super Bug Encyclopedia

    Format:Hardback  

    Following on the success of Super Nature Encyclopedia and Super Human Encyclopedia comes Super Bug Encyclopedia - a look at the 100 most amazing insects on the planet! Using macro photography and brand-new CGI artworks, Super Bug zooms right in to reveal the secrets of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $24.99
  • Everything You Need to Know About Birds

    Format:Hardback  

    Have you ever wondered how birds fly or what's inside an egg? You can find out the answers to these questions and more in Everything You Need to Know About Birds! From the nocturnal owls to the flightless penguins, learn about the different evolution and habitats of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $15.99
  • Picturepedia

    Format:Hardback  

    A mini-encyclopedia on every page! 10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun - and beyond, Read More

    $29.99
  • Design

    Format:Hardback  

    Design: The Definitive Visual History lays out the complete evolution of design, from its origins in early cultures to the contemporary design - physical and digital - of today. This comprehensive volume covers every major design movement, along with the iconic Read More

    $50.00
  • Wildlife of the World

    Format:Hardback  

    Wildlife of the World takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats - from the Amazon rain forests to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole - meeting the most important animals in each ecosystem along the way. In Wildlife of the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • Space!

    Format:Hardback  

    From the publishers of the award-winning Knowledge Encyclopedia comes Space!Truly encyclopedic in scope and fully up-to-date covering the stars and planets, space exploration, and the night sky, Space! is packed with amazing facts and NASA images revealing the wonders Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $24.99
  • Eyewitness Explorer: Weather Watcher

    Format:Paperback  

    From light breezes to heavy storms, Weather Watcher helps young readers understand the different weather conditions that affect our everyday lives. With over 30 activities, kids can study clouds and fog, make a rainbow, create a snowflake, track a storm, and make Read More

    $9.99
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