Ultimate Visual Dictionary
Packed with more than 30,000 words and 6,000 incredible images, this look-up-and-learn encyclopedia covers a spectacular spectrum of subjects to educate and entertain readers.
Visual Dictionary has been updated and revised with crystal-clear definitions and eye-catching visuals ready to explore and explain anything and everything you can think of. The vast range of topics include our planet and the Universe, prehistoric Earth, plants and animals, the human body, geography, visual arts, architecture, music, sports, science, and technology. Discover how a plasma TV works, step inside an erupting volcano, or take the wheel of a race car on this amazing tour of useful words for you to put into practice.
If your vocabulary could use a boost, this is an unbeatable dictionary. If school work and homework are a struggle, this is the helping hand you need. And if your library has room for an absolute classic, this is a welcome addition for the entire family to enjoy.
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled 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 bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.