Encyclopedias

World Book is the publisher of print general reference encyclopedias, and combines age-appropriate language, easy-to-understand diagrams, and colorful photographs to provide comprehensive and engaging research materials for young learners. With articles covering every topic from basketball to bacteria, this encyclopedia set is sure to make learning an exciting activity for school-aged readers and beyond!

The World Book Encyclopedia is the only general A-Z print research source still published today. Whether you are looking up information to understand a subject or checking a fact for a homework assignment, answers are here! Tens of thousands of index entries make it easy to...

Volumes: 22

Through the striking image of bees seeking nourishment from a flower, the SPINESCAPE® design for the World Book Encyclopedia 2020 edition—The Big Tusker—represents the last of Africa’s big tusker elephants.

Volumes: 22

The World Book Encyclopedia continues to be an iconic research tool for libraries, schools and homes, with 22 volumes and over 14,000 pages. Each year, World Book’s editors refresh the encyclopedia by adding new and timely articles as well as updating articles...

Volumes: 22

The Discovery Encyclopedia is optimal for elementary readers, ESL/ELL students, and visual learners. This set is an effective introduction to informational content and the development of critical fact-finding skills. This beginner’s set promotes comprehension...

Volumes: 13