Popular Book Company (Canada) Ltd (“Popular Canada”) was incorporated on July 19, 1994 to publish quality workbooks and other learning materials for preschool and elementary school children. The history of Popular Canada was marked with a line-up of successful publications, beginning with MathSmart published in May 1999. It became an instant success and more than 200,000 copies have been sold since its launch. Since then, Popular Canada has been constantly improving and expanding its product range. Riding on the success of MathSmart, it strengthened its Math products by publishing MathSmart Problem-Solving and MathSmart Skills Builder. 2001 saw the launch of its anchor series, Complete MathSmart, which became a perennial bestseller across Canada.