Access A World Of Information With World Book

World Book, Inc., a trusted brand of high-quality educational and instructional content is now available for licensing! We invite you to explore our content offerings in Pre-K–12, across genres and complexities, and in multiple languages, with educator support materials and standards alignment. Prospective and active licensees can receive complimentary access to World Book Online and free content research assistance from World Book’s own content experts.

The World Book Difference

World Book combines cutting-edge technology with traditional editorial excellence to produce authoritative, trustworthy and unbiased information. The content is carefully curated and meticulously written using easily understandable text. World Book products help to build fluency and increase comprehension. Featuring highly visual content, the informational texts are designed to engage even the most reluctant reader. Our collection of resources kindles a lifelong learning experience for every reader. This adherence to clarity, currency and accuracy make World Book’s offerings an information necessity for the classroom, library and beyond.

Looking For Non-Fiction Text Structures And Features?

World Book Online offers endless possibilities for relevant and engaging diagrams, graphics, maps, and more.

Get Content From A Trusted Authoritative Source

  • Exclusive content crafted by World Book’s expert editors and subject matter experts
  • Articles available at multiple levels: elementary, middle school, and high school level
  • Thousands of topics from hundreds of issues
  • A wide range of Lexile levels and word counts

Peace Of Mind Content Support

  • Dedicated representative support
  • Access to World Book Online
  • Complimentary content research
  • Flexible licensing models
  • Rights to modify content

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We welcome your permissions requests!

To apply for permission, send your request to:
World Book, Inc.
Attn.: Rights & Permissions
180 N. LaSalle St., Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60601

Please submit a written request with the following:

  • Your detailed contact information
  • Details and description of your product, including Title, Pub/Release Date, Author(s), Formats and their quantities, term, territories, additional rights, and any other pertinent information that will help us answer your request promptly.
  • Details of the World Book content requested, including title of selection, author(s)/artist(s), page number(s) or url.

Permission request turnaround time is 2-3 business days. If your request is urgent, please provide your deadline in the request.

To explore licensing and partnership opportunities, contact: Jenn Kennett