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Dorling Kindersley Vision

Overview
Works: 373 works in 728 publications in 2 languages and 49,160 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Drama  Fiction  Educational films  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QL638.9, 598
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Publications about Dorling Kindersley Vision
Publications by Dorling Kindersley Vision
Most widely held works by Dorling Kindersley Vision
Arctic & Antarctic ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Skeleton by David Hanson( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,669 libraries worldwide
Takes you beneath the surface to reveal the hidden secrets of an incredible variety of skeletal structures, none more complex than our own. A symbol of our deepest fears, a miracle of engineering--see the skeleton as never before
Mammal ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Reveals the most amazing facts and folklore about our favorite furry animals. Towering or tiny, ferocious or friendly, mammals trot, hop, swim, and soar. Meet the creatures that make up this huge and varied family
Fish ( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
Takes you deep into the waters of the world to discover some of the most exotic creatures in nature. Take the plunge from dazzling coral reefs to the darkest depths to meet fish - a vast and varied group of animals
Eyewitness ocean ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Pond & river ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 1,579 libraries worldwide
Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Explores the dangerous and destructive forces of nature, from hurricanes to volcanoes, tornadoes to avalanches and earthquakes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent. The making of Eyewitness (written and produced by Bill Butt ; director/cameraman Mike Kamei ; music by Guy Michelmore) shows the camera and computer techniques used in the production of the series opening screens
Plant ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
A colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora-- from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
Dinosaur by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Human machine ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
Desert ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Insect ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Takes you soaring through the sky and around the world in an exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety. Take an up-close look at the staggering range of sizes, shapes, and habitats of these creatures
Eyewitness volcano ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Shark ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Explores the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes, including both historical and recent occurrences from around the world. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Eyewitness weather ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to a portrayal of weather and climate and their influence on human life and activities
 
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Alternative Names
DK vision
Dorling Kindersley vision Ltd
Languages
English (146)
French (5)
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