For over 70 years, World Book Publishing has been recognized for publishing
some of the most respected and well-known works in a wide range of
Founded in 1926, World Book Publishing is a leader in providing print
information services, from educational textbooks, children's books
to general reference. Through its 4 divisions, the Corporation turns
facts and figures into insight and intelligence for the world.
While publishing books of general interest, World Book Publishing's
group also include Librairie de L'école for educational textbooks,
Editions Africaines for religion and legacy of Arab civilization books,
and Dar Al Kitab Al-Alami for children books.
Together, these groups and their imprints publish fiction and nonfiction,
both original and reprints. They appear in a full range of formats
for the widest possible readership, from adults to young adults and
World Book Publishing has long been committed to publishing the best
literary works by Lebanese and Arab writers. In addition to their
commercial success, books published by World Book Publishing have
won major awards.
World Book Publishing is the world's largest Arabic-language general
trade book publisher. It includes an array of prestigious imprints
that publish some of the foremost writers of our time in hardcover,
trade paperback, mass-market paperback and other formats.
Beginning in the 1950s, the company entered educational textbooks
publishing, and over the years has become a leader in the field. World
Book Publishing also entered reference publishing in 1950s.
Since 2002, World Book Publishing took off with a new series and a
new approach: the Ain series is specialized in the world's global
issues and social concerns around globalization and the new challenges
facing the world strategic powers, for a better insight and understanding
of the times we live in today.
Besides, World Book Publishing has been also embarking on self-help
books because it is the company's belief and social awareness that
triggers all activity and venture.