ANew York Timesbestseller and the favored annual amongst kids, parents, teachers and librarians,The World Almanac for Kidshas over 3.5 million copies in print. In its 12th year of publication, The World Almanac for Kids 2008 is completely updated and filled with facts, quizzes, experiments, puzzles, maps, source websites and more on all manner of timely and timeless topics such as Faces and Places, Art, Weather, Homework Help, Museums, Music and Dance, Sports, Nations, U.S. States and U.S. History.New this year are fun collections of Spanish/English translations and a CSI twist on the Science Chapter. Enjoyed with its companion volume, World Almanac for Kids Brain-building Quizzes , kids will get a head start in school and life! The World Almanac for Kids 2008 is 352 pages of entertaining and engaging answers to thousands of questions and things to do after school and during the Summer Slump. This library builder and homework helper is written especially for kids and is reviewed by Kid Advisors from around the country!1.National bestseller: The number one selling kids' almanac in the world, with over 3.5 million copies in print! First published in 1996.2.Editorial excellence: Completely revised for 2008, The World Almanac for Kids offers coverage on the 2008 Beijing Olympic athletes and fun collections of Spanish/English translations. Also inside are brand new puzzles and games, science experiments, and homework help tips.3. Over 300 color illustrations throughout, jazzy spreads, call-outs and engaging Table of Contents.4. Free monthly updates throughout the year as part ofThe World Almanac for Kids E-Newsletter. Dedicated website, www.worldalmanacforkids.com.World Almanac for Kids 2007 Reviews:? The World Almanac for Kids 2007 is chock-full of vivid colors and splashy designs tailor-made for your very own flat-screen, hi-def, video-game generation. It is'full of facts and figures that will amuse, amaze and inform.'-WashingtonPostJuly 23, 2006?don't be surprised if adults helping out with the homework don't find themselves irresistibly thumbing through ?The World Almanac for Kids 2007 '. The standard version of The World Almanac and Book of Facts , which has been around since 1868, is a thick book with no-nonsense blocks of text and columns of statistics. The children's version is quite the opposite - a vivid, heavily illustrated volume with snippets and chunks of information, lists of facts, and attention-grabbing graphics.'-Associated Press August 1, 2006? they'll be packing this book in their beach bags, camp sacks or suitcases to Grandma's'.If you want to keep your kids reading this summer, pick up The World Almanac for Kids 2007 '. They'll love you for it, and so will their teachers.'-Terri Schlichenmeyer -Syndicated 126 newspapersJuly 13, 2006? The World Almanac for Kids 2007 makes perfect back-seat reading for these kids?Paired with a companion volume,YO! I Know: Brain-Building Quizzes, there's the potential for hours of road-trip fun and learning for the whole family.'-Knight Ridder News ServiceJuly 11, 2006?The youngster who gets into its pages filled with information on all manner of timely and timeless topics is going to get a head start in school and life.'- BookviewsAugust 2006Joyce, C. Alan is the author of 'World Almanac for Kids 2008 ', published 2007 under ISBN 9781600570599 and ISBN 1600570593.