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Dorling Kindersley

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Dorling Kindersley is a LEGO category that had 113 sets released in 1999 & 2009-2022. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:

Best rated Dorling Kindersley sets of all time

Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Dorling Kindersley sets of all time.

All Dorling Kindersley sets by rating

ISBN9781465455581-1 Ultimate LEGO Star Wars: Characters Creatures Locations Technology Vehicles

95

Recomended 67%

Ultimate LEGO Star Wars: Characters Creatures Locations Technology Vehicles

ISBN9781465455581-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2017

ISBN9781409347309-1 LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, Updated and Expanded

93

Recomended 67%

LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, Updated and Expanded

ISBN9781409347309-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2014

ISBN9781409333128-1 LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History

92

Indifference 50%

LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History

ISBN9781409333128-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2013

ISBN9780241011638-1 Great LEGO Sets: A Visual History

92

Indifference 50%

Great LEGO Sets: A Visual History

ISBN9780241011638-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2015

Worst rated Dorling Kindersley sets of all time

Just for fun - these are the worst rated Dorling Kindersley sets.

ISBN9780241196892-1 I Love That Minifigure!

70

Indifference 67%

I Love That Minifigure!

ISBN9780241196892-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2015

ISBN0241288169-1 The LEGO BATMAN MOVIE: The Essential Collection

73

Avoid 50%

The LEGO BATMAN MOVIE: The Essential Collection

ISBN0241288169-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2017

ISBN9780756686062-1 The LEGO Ideas Book

80

Indifference 100%

The LEGO Ideas Book

ISBN9780756686062-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2011

ISBN9780241232576-1 LEGO Star Wars: Build Your Own Adventure

80

Avoid 50%

LEGO Star Wars: Build Your Own Adventure

ISBN9780241232576-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2016

85

is the average rating of all Dorling Kindersley sets.

This rating is the average of all 32 scored sets in Dorling Kindersley. Compared to other categories this is average. 81 unscored sets are not included. 28% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Dorling Kindersley is in relation to the others.

To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.

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Dorling Kindersley rating over the years

Years without scored sets are not included.

Recommendation distribution

Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Dorling Kindersley sets are considered up to personal taste:

Indifference 72%

10

55

11

Total: 76 / 113

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 37 sets in Dorling Kindersley that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.

A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.

Prices

Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Dorling Kindersley is bundled into System along with these:

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.2. The average PPP for Dorling Kindersley is 2.84. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 17.39 and the average PPM for Dorling Kindersley is 19.51.

Dorling Kindersley prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.