The Crime Book

Big Ideas Simply Explained

Part of DK Big Ideas

Author DK
Foreword by Peter James
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On sale Nov 05, 2019 | 13 Hours and 48 Minutes | 978-0-7440-2170-7
| Grades 9-12
From Jack the Ripper to the modern-day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history.

With a foreword written and narrated by bestselling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over 100 crimes and examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behavior. Hear the gory details of each crime and how they were solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind.

The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme, and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer.

The Crime Book audiobook is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes, narrated by multi award-winning reader, Jonathan Keeble, who has recorded over five hundred audiobooks.

© 2017 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • SELECTION
    YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners
  • HONOR
    Mom's Choice Gold Award - Young Adult Books

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." — Examiner.com

"The visual layout promotes browsing with illustrations, pull quotes, and simple mind maps to explain concepts quickly." — Library Journal

"Accessible guide to the great thinkers." — School Library Journal

"[I]f you dig anything crime related this is for you." — CrimeSpree Magazine

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From Jack the Ripper to the modern-day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history.

With a foreword written and narrated by bestselling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over 100 crimes and examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behavior. Hear the gory details of each crime and how they were solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind.

The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme, and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer.

The Crime Book audiobook is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes, narrated by multi award-winning reader, Jonathan Keeble, who has recorded over five hundred audiobooks.

© 2017 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Awards

  • WINNER
    Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • SELECTION
    YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners
  • HONOR
    Mom's Choice Gold Award - Young Adult Books

Praise

"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." — Examiner.com

"The visual layout promotes browsing with illustrations, pull quotes, and simple mind maps to explain concepts quickly." — Library Journal

"Accessible guide to the great thinkers." — School Library Journal

"[I]f you dig anything crime related this is for you." — CrimeSpree Magazine

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