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Alpha Books
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Parent companyDorling Kindersley
(Penguin Random House)
Founded1991
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationIndianapolis, Indiana
Official websiteus.penguingroup.com

Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Random House, 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]

As of 2021, the Complete Idiot's Guides contains over 120 books.[2]

References

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