World Book Encyclopedia 2016

The 2016 edition adopts the pink anemonefish as a mascot to represent the encyclopedia's invitation to you to become brighter through the learning you do within its pages!

The World Book Encyclopedia, 2016, has 22 hard-cover volumes full of accurate and trustworthy facts. Whether you are proving a point during a dinner-table discussion or making sure of a fact for a homework assignment, answers are here! Tens of thousands of index entries make it easy for you to find information wherever it is in the set. Abundant colorful photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and maps supplement the easy-to-read text. Along with the 17,000 articles is useful advice about studying and report writing for elementary through intermediate grades students.

Which South American countries were liberated by Simón Bolivar? What kind of animal is a uakari? Julia Gillard was prime minister of which country? How many kinds of trout are there in North America? Is an entrechat something to eat? School-age readers (ages 9-18) to adults: Bring your questions to The World Book Encyclopedia for answers!

SKU: 10043
ISBN: 978-0-7166-0116-6
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    • Over 1,000 new and revised articles including: Apollo [space program], Elizabethan Age, Golden eagle, I Have a Dream, Islamic State, Katy Perry, Tea party movement, Justin Trudeau, Video game console, Wildfire, and Malala Yousafzai
    • In-the-news topics, such as the tea party movement and Islamic State
    • 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