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Dorling Kindersley

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Dorling Kindersley is a LEGO category that had 122 sets released in 1999 & 2009-2023. 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


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


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


Indifference 50%

LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History

ISBN9781409333128-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2013

ISBN9780241011638-1 Great LEGO Sets: A Visual History


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!


Indifference 67%

I Love That Minifigure!

ISBN9780241196892-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2015

ISBN0241288169-1 The LEGO BATMAN MOVIE: The Essential Collection


Avoid 50%

The LEGO BATMAN MOVIE: The Essential Collection

ISBN0241288169-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2017

ISBN9780241363737-1 Harry Potter Build Your Own Adventure


Indifference 75%

Harry Potter Build Your Own Adventure

ISBN9780241363737-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2019

ISBN9780756686062-1 The LEGO Ideas Book


Indifference 100%

The LEGO Ideas Book

ISBN9780756686062-1 Books Dorling Kindersley 2011


is the average rating of all Dorling Kindersley sets.

This rating is the average of all 33 scored sets in Dorling Kindersley. Compared to other categories this is average. 89 unscored sets are not included. 27% 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.


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%




Total: 76 / 122

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 46 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.


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:

Advanced models Adventurers Agents Alpha Team Aqua Raiders Aquazone Architecture Art Assorted Atlantis Avatar Avatar The Last Airbender Basic Batman Boats Brick Sketches BrickHeadz Bricklink Bricks and More Building Set with People Bulk Bricks Cars Castle City Classic Creator Creator Expert DC Comics Super Heroes DC Super Hero Girls Dino Dino 2010 Dino Attack Dinosaurs Discovery Disney Dreamzzz Educational Elves Exo-Force Factory Freestyle Friends Fusion Gabby's Dollhouse Ghostbusters Harry Potter Hidden Side Hobby Set Homemaker Icons Ideas Indiana Jones Island Xtreme Stunts Jurassic World LEGO Games LEGO Universe LEGOLAND Legends of Chima Life of George Make and Create Marvel Super Heroes Master Builder Academy Mickey Mouse Minecraft Minions: The Rise of Gru Minitalia Mixels Model Team Monkie Kid Monster Fighters Nexo Knights Ninjago Overwatch Pharaoh's Quest Pirates Pirates of the Caribbean Power Miners PreSchool Prince of Persia Promotional Racers Rock Raiders Samsonite Scooby-Doo Seasonal Serious Play Service Packs Sonic The Hedgehog Space Speed Champions Spider-Man SpongeBob SquarePants Sports Star Wars Stranger Things Studios Super Mario System Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Angry Birds Movie The Hobbit The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2 The LEGO Ninjago Movie The Lone Ranger The Lord of the Rings The Powerpuff Girls The Simpsons Time Cruisers Town Toy Story Trolls World Tour Ultra Agents Unikitty Universal Building Set Vidiyo Vikings Western World City World Racers Xtra

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.19. The average PPP for Dorling Kindersley is 3.02. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 17.98 and the average PPM for Dorling Kindersley is 19.20.

Dorling Kindersley prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.