DK is the visionary publisher renowned for pioneering a distinctive, highly visual style in its books for adults and children. DK has established a worldwide reputation for its innovative nonfiction books in which words and pictures are closely integrated to combine comprehensive reference material and superb design in order to present information with unrivalled clarity.
Founded in 1974 as Dorling Kindersley, the company started in the UK as a book packaging company and moved into publishing in 1982. Since then DK has been a worldwide market leader, with books published in 60 countries around the globe.
Amongst DK’s many publications are the 150+ titles that comprise the Eyewitness Travel Guide series. Launched in 1993, Eyewitness Travel Guide continue to be a mainstay of the DK Publishing list with over 15 million copies sold worldwide.
DK is also renowned for its line of acclaimed children’s reference books – which include the popular Eyewitness and Eyewonder series, the “Made Easy” home study series, the preschool “My First” series as well as international bestsellers such as the New York Times bestseller Pick Me Up.
DK is also home to world class licensing tie-ins with companies such as Disney, LucasFilm, Dreamworks, Marvel, DC, Nickleodeon, Pixar, Lego, John Deere, Mojo, The Shoah Foundation, UNICEF, the Smithsonian Institution, the Audubon Society and many others.
In Canada DK has worked closely with organizations such as the Canadian Medical Association, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Some of DK’s bestselling authors include Barbara Moses, Annabel Karmel, Tom Ang, Tracey Cox, Tom Peters, Morimoto, Jon Eakes, Michael Jackson, Sheherazade Goldsmith, John Seymour, Bruce Fogel, John Brooke , Miriam Stoppard, Jane Bull, Anne Hooper and B.K.S Iyengar.