Alpha Books

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Alpha Books
Parent company Dorling Kindersley
(Penguin Random House)
Founded 1991
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Indianapolis, Indiana
Official website

Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group, is an American publisher best known for its Complete Idiot's Guides series. It began as a division of Macmillan. Pearson Education acquired Macmillan General Reference from Simon & Schuster in 1999. Alpha moved from Pearson Education to Penguin Group in 2003. Alpha became part of sister company DK in 2012.[1]

Complete Idiot's Guides[edit]

Titles in this series include:


  1. ^ "Dorling Kindersley relaunches Idiot's Guide series | The Bookseller". Retrieved 2017-12-23.
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