The World Book Encyclopedia 2019

Bright Through Learning

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 of continuing relevance. Fact-finding skills are more important today than ever, which is why the World Book Encyclopedia continues to be the foundation of libraries and learning institutions use across the globe.This 2019 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia® represents the encyclopedia’s invitation to you to become brighter through the learning you do within its pages!

Key highlights

  • Over 1,200 new and revised articles, including North Korea, drones, virtual reality and the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.
  • Current census and economic data for U.S. and countries around the world
  • New biographies of actors, directors, musicians, authors, and politicians, including Jeffrey Bezos and Elon Musk.
  • Recent outcomes of national elections around the world
  • Updates to tables of winners of prizes and awards, including Nobels, Pulitzers, and various literary awards
  • Sports updates for outcomes of major tournaments and races, including the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup.

ISBN: 978-0-7166-0119-7

Volumes: 22

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