For 136 years, The World Almanac has been the source of choice for quick access to information you can trust. Now on CD-ROM, with a quick and intuitive search engine that allows you to find facts fast.
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The World Almanac is the number one brand in the reference market with an eighty percent market share.
The World Almanac for Kids is the number one brand in the reference market for kids with a seventy-eight percent market share.
The World Almanac sold over eighty million books since it was first introduced over one hundred years ago.
The World Almanac sold over one and a half million books in 2001, combined between the two books, The World Almanac and Book of Facts and The World Almanac for Kids.
The World Almanac is perennially ranked number one by the New York Times Book Best-Seller list.
More comprehensive than a web site, quicker and easier to use than the internet and other on-line sources, and cheaper than 15 days of internet access, The World Almanac is found in more homes, schools, libraries, businesses, and media outlets than any other reference source.
An in-depth look at America and beyond in the aftermath of September 2001, with special features on biological, chemical, and nuclear threats. Expanded coverage of noted personalities, from opera singers to rock stars, business moguls to writers, and actors to politicians, both past and present. Authoritative, comprehensive, and timely information on everything from the arts and entertainment, awards and prizes, U.S. cities and states, nations of the world, sports, the environment, vital statistics, lifestyles, education, travel and tourism, science and technology, astronomy, sex, health and nutrition, the economy and business, and more.
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