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Christopher Lloyd - 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.

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Reader ReviewedThe Big History Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
If you want to know what was happening on Earth any time in the last four billion years, then you couldn't do better than opening out the Big History Timeline Each one of the What On Earth Wallbooks contains a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe What on Earth? Timeline Collection
Christopher Lloyd - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
The most innovative approach to non-fiction since Horrible Histories, the What On Earth Wallbooks present information in a way guaranteed to inspire children's curiosity and to stimulate real enthusiasm for learning. Each one contains a full-colour poster – 2 metres...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe British History Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
The British History Timeline showcases milestones in the extraordinary history of the British Isles from the age of the Dinosaurs 100 million years ago to the hosting of the London Olympics in 2015. In a two metre long poster –...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2016
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The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Big History
Christopher Lloyd - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
November 2015 Book of the Month If you want to know what was happening on Earth any time in the last four billion years, then you couldn't do better than opening out the Wallbook Timeline of Big History. Each one...
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Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2015
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The What on Earth? Wallbook of Sport : From the Ancient Olympics to the Present Day
Christopher Lloyd
Everything you want to know about all sports from the original Olympics to the present day is crammed into the attractively busy pages of this vast wall chart. Fun to browse but also hugely informative, this chart deserves a place...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/05/2012
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The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History From the Dawn of Life to the Present Day
Christopher Lloyd - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
With more than 1000 pictures and captions depicting millions of years of evolution, the rise and fall of civilisations, the top 100 battles and on the reverse, the story of the planet, life and people from the Big Bang to...
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Format: Novelty book | Released 20/10/2011
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The What on Earth? Wallbook : From the Big Bang to the Present Day
Christopher Lloyd
With more than 1,000 pictures and captions depicting millions of years of evolution, the rise and fall of civilisations, the top 100 battles and on the reverse, the story of planet, life and people from the Big Bang to the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/10/2011
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