World Book is the sole publisher of print general reference encyclopedias for kids. Our children’s encyclopedias combine age-appropriate language, easy-to-understand diagrams, and colorful photographs to provide comprehensive and engaging research materials for young learners. With articles covering every topic from basketball to bacteria, this encyclopedia set is sure to make learning an exciting activity for school-aged readers and beyond!
World Book is known for taking complex topics and breaking them down into an easily understood format to enhance subject matter understanding. Our editors’ rigorous writing, fact checking, and readability standards provide both thoroughness and expertise.
World Book’s goal is to provide the most relevant, important, and timely information to allow for a clear understanding on a topic. Additionally, World Book offers a robust, high-interest nonfiction print collection to complement and support digital resources, including the only general reference encyclopedia still in publication.
World Book content is meant to engage and excite—and enable and empower – all minds, from beginning readers to those simply interested in learning or keeping their facts straight. World Book Online aligns end-users with their appropriate learning level within a progressive sequence of databases that build upon the individual learner’s capabilities.
For over 100 years since 1917 World Book Encyclopedia symbolizes innovation is knowledge fileds for young students by covering major areas of knowledge uniformly with particular strength in scientific, technical, and medical subjects.
World Book is the sole publisher of print general reference encyclopedias for kids. Our children’s encyclopedias combine age-appropriate language, easy-to-understand diagrams, and colorful photographs to provide comprehensive and engaging research materials for young learners.
With articles covering every topic from basketball to bacteria, this encyclopedia set is sure to make learning an exciting activity for school-aged readers and beyond!
Most of Generation-X and Generation-Y kids used to grow up with an Encyclopedia on their self. If you ask them today in the modern digitalized world about their encyclopedia experience they will probably say that
nothing compares with the experience of getting lost in an encyclopedia. Countless hours of discoveries, magical trips and distant memories.
Whether you are looking up information to understand a subject or checking a fact for a homework assignment, answers are here!
Simply you can purchase the Encyclopedia you want and since we ship it to you you can start your journey of knowledge.
With tens of thousands of index entries makes it easy to find information wherever it is in the set. Abundant colorful photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and maps supplement the easy-to-read text.
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- Includes index, map volume, fact-in-brief boxes, and special features
- Promotes comprehension, knowledge retention, and research skills
- Contains easy-to-read articles about countries of the world; U.S. states; Canadian provinces and territories; famous people such as Simone Biles, Billie Eilish, Elon Musk, and Greta Thunberg; and such recent historical events as the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement
- Includes supporting activity sheets, available online as downloadable PDFs. These quiz-based activities test readers’ knowledge and comprehension of articles featured in the books. Also includes answer keys!