The typeface was designed at the Polygraphmash type design bureau in 1949-61 (project manager Elena Tsaregorodtseva).
Based on Shkolnaya (‘School’) typeface, 1939 (project manager Evgeny Chernevsky), a version of Century Schoolbook of American Type Founders, 1915-1923 by Morris F.Benton.
The low-contrast text typeface of the Ionic-Legibility group, it is designed expressly for schoolbooks and children books.
SchoolBook Font families
The SchoolBook includes the following font families:
SchoolBook Bold Italic
School Book Cond Regular
School Book Cond Bold
Here is a preview of how SchoolBook will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is SchoolBook A free font? Is SchoolBook Free to Download?
No,SchoolBook is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid.
Almost every font that we list on HighFonts.com is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download.
There is no point trying to find a free download of SchoolBook so please don't waste your time looking.
It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find SchoolBook for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for SchoolBook remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!
If you really want SchoolBook and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)