The World Book Encyclopedia 2018

Enable and Empower Minds

Every year, World Book’s editors refresh the encyclopedia by adding timely new articles and revising articles of continuing relevance. This set provides readers with a tangible experience that can help build a foundation for the mastery of research skills. World Book remains the sole publisher of a print general reference encyclopedia which complements the company’s digital publications and series nonfiction titles.

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World Book combines technology with traditional editorial excellence to produce authoritative, trustworthy and unbiased information. The content is carefully curated and meticulously written to be easily understood. World Book publications help to build fluency and increase comprehension. Illustrated with attention-grabbing photos, useful diagrams and maps, the books are designed to engage even the most reluctant reader. This collection of resources kindles a lifelong learning habit for every reader. World Book’s adherence to clarity, currency, and accuracy make World Book’s print offerings an information necessity in the classroom, library and beyond.

Highlights include:
  • Over 1,200 new and revised articles
  • Updates to hundreds of articles to reflect new research and other advances
  • Updates to reflect the outcomes of national elections around the world
  • Updates to tables of winners of prizes and awards, including Nobels, Pulitzers, and various literary awards


SKU: 10045 • ISBN: 978-0-7166-0118-0
Volumes: 22 • Copyright 2018