Features more than 35,000 entries.
Contains more than 3,000 full-color photographs and illustrations.
New edition includes updates to 5-10 percent of the book.
Created by renowned language experts at Merriam-Webster, an American publishing company founded in 1828.
Since 2000, this best-selling dictionary has sold more than 920,000 copies, valued at US$5 million.
Reference section includes continent maps and information, world flags, US state information and flags,
and a full list of US presidents and vice-presidents.
Synonym and Word History boxes highlight particular characteristics and meanings of words.
Maps include new countries, borders, and cities.
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot’s Guides series.