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What on Earth

What on Earth? The Nature Timeline Wallbook + Pocket Magnifier (Timeline Wallbooks)

£12.98

Product Code:

WO001

Age: 6y+

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Learning Skills

  • Discovering the World
  • History
  • Independent Learning
  • Observational Skills
  • Scientific Skills

Overview

Explore life on earth with the most visually stunning timeline ever created, stretching back 4 billion years ago. Witness the emergence of multi-cellular life, the colonisation of the land, the reign of dinosaurs, mass extinctions, the migration of mammals and finally, the story of humanity. If this is not enough, the Wallbook of Nature also includes more than 30 newspaper articles, a 50-question quiz and a pocket magnifier. Perfect for 6-14 year olds but equally fascinating for adults of all ages. Created in partnership with experts at the Natural History Museum.

Hardcover: 26 pages

ISBN: 9780993284793

Dimensions: 27 x 0.8 x 36 cm

Written by: Christopher Lloyd

Illustrated by: Andy Forshaw

About the author: Christopher graduated with a double first in history from Cambridge in 1990 and went on to become the Technology Editor for The Sunday Times. He left in 2000 to become CEO of Immersive Education in Oxford before becoming an author in 2006. His best selling history of the world, called What on Earth Happened? (Bloomsbury 2008) is now in 15 languages and has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. He established his own publishing house What on Earth Publishing in Spring 2010 and has published a series of timelines in collaboration with illustrator Andy Forshaw covering history, nature, science, sport, Shakespeare and Magna Carta. Christopher is now in great demand as a lecturer and storyteller in schools, museums and at literary festivals throughout the UK and abroad. He divides his time between lecturing and writing.

Reviews:

“A gripping re-telling of the most extraordinary story ever told” – The Independent

“Epic – this is history let out of the box” – The Daily Telegraph

“Astonishing – perfect for all the family” – The Sunday Times