Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention

Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention


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Discover how history, nature, and science connect in this fast-paced, entertaining, and incredibly informative history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day.

How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals, and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and electricity invented? What are the perils of global warming?

These are just a few of the thousands of questions that you will discover the answers to inside this book! From the Neanderthals to the Wright Brothers, from dinosaurs to plastic, embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents. With photos, illustrations, timelines, and maps in every chapter, there is no better way to understand the earth’s entire history than with this captivating book by Christopher Lloyd, author of the bestselling What on Earth Happened? and editor of the Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia.

Award-winning Absolutely Everything! has become a household favorite – perfect for curious people aged 8–108!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999802837
Publisher: What on Earth Publishing
Publication date: 10/04/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 519,117
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Christopher Lloyd graduated with a double-first class degree in history from Cambridge University. Christopher became Science Correspondent with The Sunday Times newspaper in London and is now a bestselling 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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