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The Wallbook Timeline Collection Hardcover – Illustrated, 3 October 2017

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"Each volume contains a 6-foot-long illustrated chart showing, in hand-drawn pictures across a horizontal timeline, the occurrence of major historical events. The Wallbooks, with their unique presentation of history, are one way for students - of any age, really - to follow their own interests into a deeper knowledge of the past." - Omnivoracious - The Amazon Book Review, reviewed by Sarah Harrison Smith

The volumes available in this slipcased edition are The Big History Wallbook, The Science Wallbook, and The Nature Wallbook. The timelines are filled with great pictures and succinct text that describes important events and concepts in history. They are extremely informative, but by necessity, not exhaustive. They're a great jumping off point for further investigation. Possibly their best feature, as an adult looking at them, is the context they provide. In addition to the wallchart, each wallbook has a newspaper style section that gives more information about major events pertaining to the subject matter. They're written in a jokey fashion - they reminded me of the Horrible Histories; engaging children in learning without them noticing that's what's happening. Whatever subject you wish to learn about, these timelines are an extremely accessible way to do so. They're filled with engaging text, great pictures, and a wealth of interesting facts and figures about the history of man and the planet. Perfect for inquisitive children and hanging in any education space, these timelines are well worth investigating!" - GeekDad

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Christopher Lloyd graduated with a double-first class degree in history from Cambridge University. Christopher became Technology Editor with The Sunday Times newspaper in London and is now a best-selling author of more than 15 books on world history including What on Earth Happened? The Complete Story of the Planet, Life and People from the Big Bang to the Present Day (Bloomsbury) and the series of What on Earth? Timelines. He is in great demand as a lecturer and public speaker throughout the world at conferences, educational seminars, museums, festivals and schools.

Andy Forshaw graduated with a BA in graphic design and illustration from London's Central St. Martins College. In 2010, Andy and Christopher teamed up to found What on Earth Publishing with a view to establishing new ways of making big history accessible to all ages. Andy has since individually created more than 5,000 illustrations that are featured in the range 
of What on Earth? timelines. When not illustrating, Andy can be found exploring the countryside on his bike.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ What on Earth Publishing; Illustrated edition (3 October 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 72 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0995577005
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0995577008
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 - 14 years
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 3.81 x 36.83 x 27.94 cm
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Bestselling author CHRISTOPHER LLOYD began his career as a journalist with the Sunday Times newspaper. Then, while camping with his family, he had a critical realization: Even with a 1st class degree in history from Cambridge University and experience as a science writer, there was so much about the world he didn't know. So, he set out to write books that zoom out and tell the big stories, opening readers' eyes to how seemingly unrelated events fit together and showing them multiple perspectives on the world, all in highly engaging prose and matched with lively illustration and photography.

Now, with more than 20 books in print, some in over a dozen languages, Christopher divides his time between writing books for adults and children and delivering lectures and workshops to schools, literary festivals, and a wide range of other venues around the world. His TEDx talk can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7vlUYdCh_I

You can email Christopher at info@whatonearthbooks.com

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