DK Canada Adult Spring 2018

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    9781465466266 Hardcover COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Superheroes On Sale Date: January 02, 2018
    $31.99 CAD 9.25 x 11 x 0.75 in | 200 pages Carton Quantity: 12 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      Explore the powers, weapons, technology, and suits of the warrior, monarch, scientist, and Super Hero Black Panther, king of Wakanda—from his debut in 1966 to the present.

      This comprehensive book showcases stunning Black Panther comic artwork and profiles iconic characters, such as T’Challa, and his friends and allies, including Luke Cage, The Falcon, and Storm. Meet the foes, too, like Ulysses Klaw, Erik Killmonger, Doctor Doom, and Sub-Mariner.

      Packed full of information about Black Panther, the book includes an in-depth look at the characters, key issues, and iconic storylines, spotlighting pivotal moments and story arcs in the history of Black Panther, including “Panther’s Rage,” “Doomwar,” and “Secret Invasion,” and “A Nation Under Our Feet.”

      © 2017 MARVEL
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      Author Stephen (Win) Wiacek is coauthor of a number of DK books, including Marvel Year by Year: A Visual History and Ultimate Marvel. He is a well-regarded, longstanding comics historian and writer.  

      Legendary comics scribe Don McGregor, who revitalized and modernized Black Panther in the 1970s, provides the foreword. He was a lifetime achievement award winner for Diversity in Comics at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention.
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    Medical Symptoms: A Visual Guide The Easy Way to Identify Medical Problems DK
    9781465459145 Paperback MEDICAL / Diagnosis On Sale Date: January 09, 2018
    $25.95 CAD 8 x 9.38 x 0.72 in | 256 pages Carton Quantity: 10 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      A simple, visual symptom checker that helps you match your symptoms and health problems to possible conditions, and quickly directs you to the correct treatment.

      Whether it’s a symptom you’ve been ignoring for a while or something like a sudden pain after a fall, this book tells you what it could be and what action to take. Head-to-toe visual diagnostic guides help you identify suspected conditions or injuries based on symptoms, from headaches to foot pain and everything in between. Once you’ve narrowed it down, a cross-reference takes you to easy-to-follow descriptions of the condition at the back of the book. Potentially life-threatening situations and ailments that need urgent medical advice are clearly flagged. Fully illustrated throughout, the Medical Symptoms: A Visual Guide is an invaluable reference.
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      Consulting editor: Shannon Hach, MD, has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare. Dr. Hach was a family physician in Pittsburgh before starting her business, STAT editing, where she edits medical textbooks, journal articles, and pharmaceutical training materials. She has a Doctor of Medicine degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and a post-baccalaureate degree in medical technology from the Rochester General Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Technology.
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    9781465468628 Paperback PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques On Sale Date: January 02, 2018
    $21.95 CAD 5.75 x 8.31 x 0.63 in | 224 pages Carton Quantity: 28 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      Everything you’ll ever need to start taking great digital photographs

      Compose, capture and edit stunning digital photographs, no matter your experience level. Master everything you’ll need to make the best use of the technology and equipment available with this guide to the latest photographic tools and techniques. Whether you’re using a cameraphone or the latest DSLR, renowned photographer and teacher Tom Ang will help you hone and refine your photography skills.

      This comprehensive photography companion shows you everything you need to do to start taking exquisite photographs. Beginning with core techniques, the updated Digital Photography: An Introduction progresses through a series of 15 projects that encourage you to practice and refine your skills.

      Quick troubleshooting tips help you fix common image problems, including those related to distortion, color, detail, and backgrounds. Tom Ang also gives expert advice for developing images, from fine-tuning tuning to special effects.
      Bio
      Tom Ang is an award-winning photographer, author, and TV broadcaster who has written multiple best-selling books for DK. He has worked as a magazine editor, picture editor, and technical journalist; has exhibited internationally; and was a university senior lecturer in photography for 12 years.
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      Past praise for Tom Ang DK titles:

      “In Ang’s hands, ordinary subjects…become fodder for a whole array of colorful and intimate still lifes, portraits, and captured moments that anyone can emulate with a little practice and honing of technique.”—Booklist
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    9781465462947 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / French On Sale Date: January 16, 2018
    $16.95 CAD 5 x 8.56 x 0.46 in | 160 pages Carton Quantity: 36 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      This updated language-learning guide, with a brand-new free audio app, helps you learn to speak French in 15-minute visual lessons themed around common situations.

      With clear photography and illustrations, 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons that combine vocabulary and grammar essentials about a range of themes, from socializing to doing business for the most user-friendly, accessible language guide on the market.

      The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native French speakers. Download the app and scan in the book’s barcode. Once you’ve unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you’re looking for to help improve your pronunciation.
      Bio
      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.
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    9781465462954 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / German On Sale Date: January 16, 2018
    $16.95 CAD 5 x 8.63 x 0.4 in | 160 pages Carton Quantity: 36 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      This updated language-learning guide, with a brand-new free audio app, helps you learn to speak German in 15-minute visual lessons themed around common situations.

      With clear photography and illustrations, 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons that combine vocabulary and grammar essentials about a range of themes, from socializing to doing business for the most user-friendly, accessible language guide on the market.

      The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native German speakers. Download the app and scan in the book’s barcode. Once you’ve unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you’re looking for to help improve your pronunciation.
      Bio
      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.
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    15-Minute Italian Learn In Just 12 Weeks DK
    9781465462961 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Italian On Sale Date: January 16, 2018
    $16.95 CAD 4.94 x 8.63 x 0.4 in | 160 pages Carton Quantity: 36 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      This updated language-learning guide, with a brand-new free audio app, helps you learn to speak Italian in 15-minute visual lessons themed around common situations.

      With clear photography and illustrations, 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons that combine vocabulary and grammar essentials about a range of themes, from socializing to doing business for the most user-friendly, accessible language guide on the market.

      The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native Italian speakers. Download the app and scan in the book’s barcode. Once you’ve unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you’re looking for to help improve your pronunciation.
      Bio
      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.
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    15-Minute Mandarin Chinese Learn in Just 12 Weeks DK
    9781465462978 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Chinese On Sale Date: January 16, 2018
    $16.95 CAD 4.94 x 8.63 x 0.42 in | 160 pages Carton Quantity: 36 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      This updated language-learning guide, with a brand-new free audio app, helps you learn to speak Mandarin Chinese in 15-minute visual lessons themed around common situations.

      With clear photography and illustrations, 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons that combine vocabulary and grammar essentials about a range of themes, from socializing to doing business for the most user-friendly, accessible language guide on the market.

      The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native Mandarin Chinese speakers. Download the app and scan in the book’s barcode. Once you’ve unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you’re looking for to help improve your pronunciation.
      Bio
      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.
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    15-Minute Spanish Learn in Just 12 Weeks DK
    9781465462985 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Spanish On Sale Date: January 16, 2018
    $16.95 CAD 5.06 x 8.56 x 0.44 in | 160 pages Carton Quantity: 36 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      Description
      This updated language-learning guide, with a brand-new free audio app, helps you learn to speak Spanish in 15-minute visual lessons themed around common situations.

      With clear photography and illustrations, 12 themed chapters are broken down into 15-minute daily lessons that combine vocabulary and grammar essentials about a range of themes, from socializing to doing business for the most user-friendly, accessible language guide on the market.

      The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native Spanish speakers. Download the app and scan in the book’s barcode. Once you’ve unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you’re looking for to help improve your pronunciation.
      Bio
      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.
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    9781465464835 Paperback FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language On Sale Date: January 02, 2018
    $31.95 CAD 8 x 9.38 x 1.2 in | 360 pages Carton Quantity: 10 Canadian Rights: Y DK
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      Teach yourself more than 3,000 of the most common and essential English words and phrases using illustrations, a free audio app, and hundreds of practice exercises.

      Expand your English vocabulary with a unique combination of illustrated vocabulary reference and practical workbook that makes all of the most useful words and phrases easy to remember. Each of the 3,000+ entries uses illustrations and an audio app to give you a 3D view of the language. Write your own translations and work through hundreds of practice exercises to cement English words—related to people, food and drink, work, travel, environment, animals, activities, arts, health, and more—in your mind and improve your English-language skills. You can use the book by itself or as part of the comprehensive English for Everyone course, and regardless of proficiency level.

      You can access the accompanying audio with the app (Apple or Android), or by registering at dkefe.com; from there you can select module numbers to hear each of the 3,000+ words and phrases spoken by native English speakers.


      Series Overview: English for Everyone is a comprehensive self-study course in English as a foreign language that is uniquely visual, engaging, and easy to follow. The course combines innovative visual learning methods with the best of DK design to make the English language easy to understand and learn. Key language skills, grammar, and vocabulary are reinforced with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises, backed by extensive audio and interactive digital practice. Suitable for students of all levels, English for Everyone is a new, exciting, and intuitive way to teach yourself English.

      The series includes course books and practice books on four levels from beginner to advanced, a two-part business English course, an English grammar guide, and visual dictionaries.
      Bio
      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.
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      Praise for the English for Everyone series:

      "Ideal for learning to communicate in English in everyday situations in the easiest way." — Ser Padres

      "Impressive… Students will be attracted to its interactivity, graphics, and display, which should be motivating for learning." — Susan Barduhn, former President of International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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    Series: Idiot's Guides
    Plant-Based Nutrition, 2E Julieanna Hever M.S., R.D., Raymond J. Cronise, Penn Jillette
    9781465470201 Paperback COOKING / Vegan On Sale Date: January 09, 2018
    $25.95 CAD 7.69 x 9.19 x 0.75 in | 352 pages Carton Quantity: 26 Canadian Rights: Y Alpha
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      Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for your health—and it’s easier than you might think!

      The science confirms that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In this all new edition, leading plant-based dietician, Julieanna Hever, and Ray Cronise, the mastermind behind magician Penn Jillette’s 100-pound weight loss transformation, team up to give you everything you need to know about following a plant-based diet, including:

      A wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods in the plant kingdom

      A new Food Triangle, representing a completely new way of looking at food and nutrition

      New perspectives on macronutrients, and why categorizing protein, carbs, and fats as food groups causes unnecessary confusion about what to eat

      The latest science on oxidative priority and how it explains why many common recipes drive unintentional weight gain

      Healthspan and longevity recommendations based on the latest research

      45 all new recipes from celebrity chefs: Matthew Kenney, Dreena Burton, Jazzy Vegetarian, Kathy Patalsky, Robin Robertson, Fran Costigan, Jason Wyrick, and Matt Frazier

      Sample menus to get you started on a plant-based lifestyle

      Tips for stocking your kitchen, boosting the nutritional content of your favorite dishes, and dining out healthfully

      Bio
      Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, the Plant-Based Dietitian, is a Registered Dietitian who has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 2005, specializing in weight management, disease prevention and management, and sports nutrition. She is the host of the wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Z Living Network, has given a TEDx talk, author of The Vegiterranean Diet and the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. She is the co-author of the cookbook, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and a recipe contributor to both New York Time Best-Selling Forks Over Knives books. Julieanna has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, The Marie Osmond Show, and E! News. Julieanna has previously served as a Special Consultant for the best-selling documentary, Forks Over Knives and as the Executive Director of EarthSave, International, which has also provided an opportunity for Julieanna to bring whole food, plant-based nutrition to the forefront of efforts to improve the current global health crisis. To learn more, visit Julieanna at her website: www.PlantBasedDietitian.com

      Ray Cronise is a scientist-innovator focused on disrupting diet and nutrition advice. He’s the mastermind behind Las Vegas magicians, Penn Jillette’s plant-based diet 100 pound weight loss. A former NASA scientist and Matthew Kenney Culinary graduate, he’s teamed up with leading academic researchers at institutions such as Harvard and the National Institutes of Health to publish work at the intersection of healthspan and plant-based diets. He’s been featured by Wired Magazine, TEDMED 2010, ABC Nightline, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Men’s Journal, The Guardian, Presto, How I made 100 pounds magically disappear, and The 4-Hour Body.
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      “The Perfect plan for getting your diet in gear. Whether you’ve wanted to slim down, improve your energy, lower your cholesterol, improve diabetes, or just look great in the mirror, Julieanna shows you how remarkably easy it is to get there.”

      -Neal D. Barnard, M.D.,

      Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine,

      George Washington University School of Medicine,

      and author of 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart

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