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Dorling Kindersley (also known as DK or DK Publishing) is an international publishing company specializing in reference books for adults and children.

DK was founded as a book-packaging company by Peter Kindersley and Christopher Dorling in London in 1974, and in 1982 moved into publishing. The first book published under the DK name was a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services; this book established the company's distinctive visual style of copiously illustrated text on a glossy white background. DK Inc. began publishing in the United States in 1991.[1]

The DK Star Wars contract was signed in 1997, and the company had published Star Wars books ever since.[1]

In 2000, DK was acquired by the Pearson PLC media company, which also owns the Penguin Books label; in the same year, Kindersley retired and was replaced as Chief Executive by Anthony Forbes Watson.[1]

In Germany the Star Wars books from Dorling Kindersley are published by VGS, a brand of the Disney publisher Egmont Ehapa Verlag, even though DK has a German subsidiary.

DK Publishing is one of the creators of Star Wars Reads Day, an annual celebration held in bookstores and libraries.[2]

Star Wars Canon Bibliography[]

Character Encyclopedia[]

DK Readers[]

Ultimate Sticker Collection[]

Star Wars: Be More...[]

Star Wars Legends Bibliography[]

Character Encyclopedia[]

DK Adventures[]

DK Readers[]

Gift Packs[]

Chris Trevas art for the DK "Summer of Star Wars" calendar

Incredible Cross-Sections[]

Inside the Worlds of[]

Standalone LEGO Books[]

Ultimate Factivity Collection[]

Ultimate Sticker Book[]

Visual Dictionary[]



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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 DK-Logo.svg Company Timeline on Dorling Kindersley's official website (backup link)
  2. Caligiuri, Courtney: Author returns for 'Star Wars Reads Day' (2014-10-06). wpri.com. WPRI.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2014.

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