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What is World Book Kids?

Kids is the premier reference website developed especially for young children. It features an intuitive user interface, thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities. Simple navigation—with image thumbnails next to each entry to add a visual cue—enables kids to find information easily. 

Some Features:

  • World of Animals: Fun and easy-to-use tool to help kids research their favorite animals.
  • Hands-on science projects and experiments cater to many different levels and interests.

Key Features: Visual Interface

World Book Kids has a highly visual, easy to navigate interface ideal for young scholars.


Articles use short sentences and fewer words per line to make reading easier.

Key Features: Interactive Maps

World Book Kids contains an atlas, interactive maps, and outline maps and flags.

Key Features: Compare Places

Use the Compare Places feature to explore and compare countries, states, and provinces.

Key Features: Educational Games

Kids contains more than 50 challenging games across five subject areas!