Feature of the Day
British Royalty
Read biographies of the royal family, take a look at the royal family tree, and test your knowledge with our quizzes
Religious and Secular Holidays, 2011
Use Infoplease's calendar, with dates of all the major holidays, to plan for 2011
Time Measurement, Time Zones, and the International Date Line
Time measurements are based are the year and the day—two natural cycles

In the Spotlight: Biographies
Click for Biographies
More than 30,000 biographies, from Mother Teresa to Mussolini, Tiger Woods to Wordsworth.
Today's Birthdays
Michelangelo Buonarroti
What Does It Mean?
sui generis

Click to read today's biography
Biography
of the day


Thomas Edison
1847–1931

View Biographies
by Category


U.K. Headlines
News from the BBC
Business News / FT.com

highlights

10 Best Creative Apps for Kids
Looking for apps that foster creativity? Check out these top-rated art and music apps for kids.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

A New Intergalactic Reading Adventure!
Get your reluctant reader hooked on an irresistible new story, Galactic Hot Dogs! Join the Book 1 reading marathon, and get behind-the-scenes tidbits on the official Galactic Hot Dogs blog. Also, print this cool Galactic Hot Dogs reading log to keep your bookworm excited about reading!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks