Discover how science, nature and history 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?
From the Neanderthals to the Wright Brothers, from the Silk Trade to the Industrial Revolution, 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?.
Winner of a Parents' Choice Silver Honor 2018, a VOYA Nonfiction Honor 2019, shortlisted for the Teach Primary Book Awards 2019 and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2019, Absolutely Everything! has become household favourite!
|Publisher:||What on Earth Publishing|
|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.