WORLD BOOK BLOG


September 12, 2017

Endangered Ocean Animals

  Hundreds of ocean animals probably are on their way to extinction. To find a solution and prevent these extinctions, you need to know the causes […]
September 11, 2017

Are there still dinosaurs alive in the world?

A curious kid submitted this question to our fact-finding experts. Click to see the answer!   Yes, though you might not think of them as dinosaurs. […]
September 5, 2017

5 Unsolved Dinosaur Mysteries

Are there things you don’t know about dinosaurs? That’s OK. We’re stumped, too! Here are:   5 Unsolved Dinosaur Mysteries   1.   What happened to […]
September 1, 2017

Google Trivia

September 1, 2017

World Book early into robotics

  Until 1989, World Book made its home on the 200,000-square-foot (18,580-square-meter) fifth floor of the massive Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois.  In those pre-e-mail days, […]
September 1, 2017

How dangerous are black widows?

A curious kid submitted this question to our fact-finding experts. Click to see the answer!     The poisonous bites of black widow spiders can cause […]
August 25, 2017

#TBT Yeti

The Adventure Continues Today   World Book has been a source of inspiration and adventure throughout our company’s history, including a search for the Abominable Snowman. […]
August 25, 2017

Dinosaur Trivia

  Echo Says: True!   After Stegosaurus went extinct, about 85 million years passed before Tyrannosaurus appeared. After the last T-Rex died, only about 65 million […]
August 25, 2017

Quiz Your Kids: 10 Facts About Insects They Won’t Believe!

  Eeeek! Bugs! But kids love to learn about them!   Quiz Your Kids: 10 Facts About Insects They Won’t Believe!   We have no idea […]
August 25, 2017

Tales from Inside World Book: Teamwork Déjà vu

A few months back, I attended a meeting to discuss the illustration plans for the revision of an article in The World Book Encyclopedia. (This means […]