Since 1917, World Book, Inc., has set the standard for
providing accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in
research materials for both children and adults. Based
in Chicago, Illinois, World Book is an industry leader
in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference
sources, and multimedia products for the home and schools.
For over 80 years, World Book has been
committed to publishing encyclopedias and references
that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence
while keeping pace with the technological developments
that define the computer age.
This commitment has culminated in the
publication of the number-one selling print encyclopedia
in the world, World Book, and market leading electronic
products such as World Book Multimedia Encyclopedia
and World Book Online. Recent publications include World
Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia, a new Childcraft-The
How and Why Library, and Animals of the World.