TITLE

World Almanac Expanding Kids Line; Aims at Wikipedia

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;7/10/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the reference publisher World Almanac Books in New York will be introducing its latest book titled "Yo! I Know, Brain-Building Quizzes" which is intended to increase its "World Almanac for Kids" line. Editorial director Zoe Kashner stated that they are optimistic that the new book would elevate the sales of the popular title and would bring a new source of revenue.
ACCESSION #
21515797

 

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