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Jun 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

The World Book Encyclopedia 2015 SPINESCAPE® Concept and Design Announced at ALA Annual Conference

World Book, Inc., a leading publisher of print and digital education and reference materials, today announced at the American Library Association's...

Apr 23, 2014, 07:00 ET
Celebrating Year Three, World Book Night U.S. Increases Numbers, Achieves New Goals (PRNewsFoto/World Book Night U.S.)

Celebrating Year Three, World Book Night U.S. Increases Numbers, Achieves New Goals

 From San Diego to St. Paul, Hilo to Homestead, in 7,000 towns and cities across America, more than 29,000 World Book Night volunteers will...

Apr 15, 2014, 11:07 ET

World Book Night U.S. Announces Regional Essay Contest For A 2015 WBN E-book

 World Book Night U.S. announced today that the ten best essays submitted by this year's volunteer givers relating their April 23 World Book...

Apr 09, 2014, 09:56 ET

World Book Night U.S. Announces Two Media Tools: Interactive Volunteer Giver-By-Zip-Code Map, Official Store And Library List

 World Book Night U.S. announced today that two new online resources have been posted for local media access. For the first time, the...

Jan 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

World Book Introduces New Series to Address Bullying

World Book, Inc., a leading educational publisher with more than 96 years of experience creating authoritative reference and curriculum content for...

Jan 13, 2014, 11:30 ET

World Book Publishes 2014 Edition of Its Popular Encyclopedia

 World Book, Inc., the leading print and digital education and reference publisher, has published the 2014 edition of The World Book...

Nov 08, 2013, 11:08 ET
The ICSC Foundation and Better World Books have joined forces to promote education and philanthropy in the shopping center industry.  (PRNewsFoto/Better World Books)

Better World Books Announces Collaboration With The International Council Of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation And Donation Of Up To 1 Million Books

 Better World Books, the online bookstore that promotes literacy worldwide, has announced a collaboration with the International Council of...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:00 ET

World Book Launches New E-book Platform

World Book, Inc., a leading publisher of digital and print educational products--including World Book Online, comprising over 20 digital...

Apr 16, 2013, 09:00 ET

Secret Files of Legendary Fun-loving Professor Published!

World Book, Inc., the publisher of The World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book Web, and an extensive offering of other print and online educational...

Mar 06, 2013, 11:14 ET

World Book, Inc. Acquires Incentive Publications

 World Book, Inc., the publisher of The World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book Web, and an extensive offering of other print and online...

Feb 03, 2008, 00:00 ET

World Book Day Poll of Reading Public Reveals Top Ten Books to Talk About

LONDON, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- - Spreading the Word About Books Worth Reading A World Book Day poll today reveals the top ten...

May 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

'Do You Know Records?'

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- World Almanac Books announces the "Do You Know Records? Contest" based on the all-new World Almanac Book of...

Jan 15, 2006, 00:00 ET

World Book Brings NASA's Stardust Mission Into the Classroom

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., is partnering with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to explain the...

Jan 20, 2005, 00:00 ET

After Years of Rejection, Trump Finally Makes It Into World Book

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Trump is rarely kept waiting. And he is almost never told no. However, editors of The World Book...

Dec 30, 2003, 00:00 ET

New 2004 World Book Embraces Diversity and Changes in World and Human Events

CHICAGO, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2003 comes to an end and thoughts turn to recapping the events of the year, World Book is proud to announce...

Dec 30, 2003, 00:00 ET

The World Almanac and Book Of Facts

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Almanac and Book Of Facts fully supports and endorses all efforts of the FBI, and all government...

Jun 23, 2003, 01:00 ET

Kids Think World Peace Should be President's #1 Priority

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- If kids could become President of the United States tomorrow, they would make achieving world peace their...

Dec 23, 2002, 00:00 ET

World Book Jaguar Edition Now Available at the Apple Store

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD BOOK, Inc. and its development partner Software MacKiev are pleased to announce the launch of...

Nov 05, 2002, 00:00 ET

World Almanac Signs License Agreement With American Map to Produce The World Almanac Atlas & Map Collection

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- World Almanac has joined forces with American Map Corporation to produce The World Almanac Atlas & Map...

Aug 20, 2002, 01:00 ET

Back to School with 'The World Book Encyclopedia'

CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With 'back to school' around the corner, kids, parents, teachers, and librarians are turning to the same...

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