DK now Penguin's lucky star

<p>Penguin Group UK has reported an upbeat performance for 2002, helped by a strong return to profit at Dorling Kindersley and a rising number of bestsellers.</p><p>DK outstripped its target, which was to break even, making a profit of &#163;8m worldwide, up from losses of &#163;7m in 2001. UK group sales growth was 8%, including UK sales, exports, DK UK and coeditions. Parent company Pearson plc did not break out specific sales and profit figures for Penguin UK.</p><p>Fiction bestsellers included Nick Hornby's How To Be Good and the film tie-in of About a Boy, while non-fiction successes i...

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