World Book Encylopedia 2017
100 Years Commemorative Edition
Ageless Light - Ageless Knowledge
This edition's Spinescape scene shows dawn overtaking night and symbolises the enlightening impact of knowledge on confusion and ignorance. With this 2017 edition, The World Book Encyclopedia marks the centenary of the publication of its first edition and celebrates 100 years of serving readers everywhere who strive to learn and to know.
- Over 1000 new or revised articles
- In-the-news people and topics such as actor Hugh Jackman, singer Lady Gaga; Paris terrorists attacks of 2015; Transgender; and Olympic Games
- Animals, such as snowy owl and zombie worm
- Expert contributors, advisers, editors, and researchers ensure readability, accuracy, and currency.
- Over 25,000 photographs, maps, and illustrations
- Extensive index and research tutorial
- QR codes linking to complementary video content