90 Sherman Turnpike,
Danbury, Connecticut 06816
Grolier, Inc. has three principal areas of operation a U.S. direct mail-to-home and e-commerce book clubs for children through age 5, the on-line and print publisher of children's reference products (including major encyclopedias) sold primarily to U.S. school libraries, and significant international operations in the United Kingdom, Canada and Southeast Asia. Grolier also publishes trade books under the Orchard Books, Children's Press and Franklin Watts imprints, sold both to libraries and the trade.
Grolier was acquired by Scholastic on April 18, 2000.
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