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|Parent company||Dorling Kindersley|
(Penguin Random House)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Indianapolis, Indiana|
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.
- "Dorling Kindersley relaunches Idiot's Guide series | The Bookseller". Retrieved 2017-12-23.
- "Idiot's Guides". PenguinRandomhouse.com.