About Larson Texts, Inc.
Larson Texts, Inc., along with its subsidiary Big Ideas Learning, LLC, produces math textbooks for kindergarten through college calculus that are used by over five million students each year. Larson Texts has been deeply committed to providing innovative and coherent print and online materials to the education community for more than 40 years.
Larson Texts began with the vision of Dr. Ron Larson. Ron, a mathematics professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, recognized the need for student-friendly math textbooks. Ron’s first textbook, Calculus, was published in 1978. Since then, the more than 200 textbooks produced by Ron and Larson Texts have been known for their readability, accuracy, and real-life applications. Many of the textbooks are leaders in their markets and have won multiple industry awards.
Larson Texts produces textbooks for several well-respected educational publishers, including Cengage Learning, National Geographic Learning, Pearson, and W. H. Freeman. Larson Texts publishes its own textbooks through Big Ideas Learning and AndYou.com.
Larson Texts employs a sizable staff of mathematicians, editors, technical and graphic artists, desktop publishers, educational consultants, web developers, and administrators.