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


Through the striking image of bees seeking nourishment from a flower, the 2015 edition SPINESCAPE® represents human curiosity and our desire for knowledge./p>

Key Highlights

  • Over 1,000 new and revised articles including: Anzac Day, Bugs Bunny, Dreamtime, Eminem, Giant kangaroo, Little Rock Nine, Taylor Swift, and Warsaw ghetto
  • Recent outcomes of national elections around the world
  • Updates to tables of winners of prizes and awards, including Nobels, Pulitzers, and various literary awards
  • More than 25,000 photographs, maps and illustrations
  • Created with the collaboration of expert contributors, advisers, editors, and researchers to ensure readability, accuracy, and currency
  • 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