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World Book blogs are carefully crafted by our team of editors to present the latest news, science discoveries, current events and other topics of interests for young readers to inspire curiosity and a love of learning.

Monster Monday: Sea Spiders

by | Monday, September 19, 2016 |

A sea spider is a terrifying beast. It has frighteningly long legs connected to a tiny body. It...

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Monster Monday: Gigantopithecus

by | Monday, September 12, 2016 |

Standing at a whopping 10 feet (3 meters) tall and weighing more than 900 pounds (400 kilograms),...

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Saving California’s Island Fox

by | Friday, September 9, 2016 |

Once teetering on the brink of extinction, the rare island fox of California’s Channel Islands has...

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Monkey Stone Age

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 |

​Monkeys in the Amazon rain forest likely entered their own Stone Agemore than 700 years ago,...

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