WORLD BOOK BLOG


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 […]
August 23, 2017

National Dog Day

  Are you ready to celebrate National Dog Day with man’s (and woman’s) best friend? Here are:   10 Facts About Dogs to Help You (and […]
August 23, 2017

Pluto Demotion Day

  ♩♫ It’s a Plut-i-ful day in the Neighborhood… ♫   Did you ever get in trouble for something that everyone was doing? That’s what happened […]
August 23, 2017

Eclipse 2024

Did you catch the eclipse? Did you miss totality and regret not making the trip to experience it? Or did you witness it and are now […]
August 22, 2017

Jumbo

  T. Barnum was the most famous showman of his time. He presented such popular attractions as General Tom Thumb, a performer with dwarfism; Jenny Lind, […]
August 18, 2017

How did an eclipse help make Albert Einstein famous?

  An eclipse is more than just a neat alignment of the sun, the moon, and Earth. It allows scientists to see parts of our universe […]
August 18, 2017

Tales from Inside World Book: World Book is a ‘Flotation Device’

  By: Mellonee Carrigan, Editor   I was working as a summer camp counselor when I was 16 years old. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, we […]
August 16, 2017
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Pinhole Camera

Are you having a hard time finding solar eclipse glasses? If you find yourself unable to get a pair of solar eclipse glasses, protect your eyesight […]
August 16, 2017

6 Weird Effects of a Total Solar Eclipse

Odd things can happen during a total solar eclipse, particularly in the path of totality where the sun is entirely blocked by the moon. Here are […]
August 14, 2017
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Eclipse Safety

A total solar eclipse is an amazing spectacle of nature, but it can be dangerous to eyes if observed improperly. The sun is an incredibly powerful […]