World almanac and book of facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts for | Dolce BellezzaGet thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource. For more than years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The edition of The World Almanac reviews the biggest events of and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Includes a sneak peek at upcoming celebrity milestone birthdays in Statistical Spotlight: A popular annual graphic feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest news of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on key issues.
World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019
When we needed to know something we went to the library; we researched information using books. Facts were readily at our disposal without any need for power or hand-held devices. The children in my class have Chromebooks. It is helpful in many ways. But, nothing can compare with holding a book of facts in your hands.
Larger hardcover format of this durable essential resource offers larger type sizes and more user-friendly access to thousands of facts. For more than years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The edition of The World Almanac reviews the events of and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal , The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs on demand—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues.
A handy reference to have at your finger tips. The World Almanac has been on my "must list" for almost 60 years. Here at Walmart. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason. Due to the high volume of feedback, we are unable to respond to individual comments. Sorry, but we can't respond to individual comments. Recent searches Clear All.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US-published reference work and is a bestselling  almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, and sports feats. It has been published yearly from to , and again every year since The first edition of The World Almanac was published by the New York World newspaper in the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as the World. Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln , its pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in , but in , newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer , who had purchased the World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it "a compendium of universal knowledge. In , when it claimed more than a half-million "habitual users," The World Almanac changed its name to The World Almanac and Encyclopedia. This was the title it kept until , when it became The World Almanac and Book of Facts , the name it bears today.