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KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURE'S DINOSAUR ADVENTURE RANKED AS NO. 1 SELLING EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE PRODUCT

 LA CRESCENTA, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge Adventure Inc. today announced that its award-winning Dinosaur Adventure has attained the rank of No. 1 selling educational software product according to the August Prodigy Schoolware list. The Schoolware list is compiled based on the sales information provided to Prodigy by key software retailers such as 800 Software, Baker & Taylor, CompUSA, Dustin Discount Software, Ingram Micro, Kenfil, Merisel, Software Etc. and Waldensofware.
 Earlier this year, Dinosaur Adventure was also selected as the Best Elementary Education Program by the 1993 Software Publishers Association as part of its Excellence in Software Awards program. Dinosaur Adventure was also selected as the favorite program in the "animal" category in a survey of 2,000 children conducted by Family Fun Magazine and Prodigy. Dinosaur Adventure is currently on exhibit at the Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
 "From the Allosaurus to the Ultrasaurus, dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids of all ages," commented Rod Turner, president and chief executive officer. "With Dinosaur Adventure, the world of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures evolve through its movies, read-aloud story book, dinosaur identification games and its main Interactive Book."
 Available for IBM-PCs and compatibles as well as for the Macintosh, Dinosaur Adventure provides detailed descriptions of the most popular and interesting dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures with their size, weights and sites of discovery. The program covers the rise of dinosaurs from early reptiles, dinosaurs' lifestyles, the science of fossil formation and discovery, and major dinosaur excavations around the world.
 Knowledge Adventure Inc., headquartered in La Crescenta, is the leading developer of multimedia educational software products.
 Knowledge Adventure and Dinosaur Adventure are trademarks of Knowledge Adventure Inc. All other marks mentioned herein belong to other companies.
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 /EDITOR'S NOTE: Color slides are available. Call 818-542-4200, ext. 122./
 /CONTACT: Lynda Orban of Knowledge Adventure, 818-542-4200, ext. 122/


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