World Book Encyclopedia 2015
  • World Book Encyclopedia 2015
  • World Book Encyclopedia
  • World Book Encyclopedia
  • World Book Encyclopedia

Key Highlights

  • Thousands of new, revised, and expanded articles spanning the subjects of recent and historical events, important world leaders, notable people, scientific discoveries, and pop culture, including
    • Ukraine and Crimea
    • Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
    • Pope Saint John XXIII and Pope Saint John Paul II
    • Activist Julian Assange
    • Entertainers Eminem, Taylor Swift, and Jackie Chan
  • Created with the collaboration of expert contributors, advisers, editors, and researchers to ensure readability, accuracy, and currency
  • More than 25,000 photographs, maps, and illustrations
  • Dozens of QR codes that link to complementary video content


“Foster the joy of learning by adding this extraordinary set of World Book encyclopedias to your library’s reference collection. Everything about these new books is the highest quality – from the impressive roster of more than four thousand contributors and consultants listed in the front matter of Volume 1 to Volume 22’s valuable Research Guide and Index, and everything in between….World Book continues to live up to its lofty standards of excellence. This reviewer believes in life-long learning and highly recommends the purchase of a set of the 2015 encyclopedias for public, school, and home libraries….”

- Jean Elvekrog, Catholic Library World