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Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - Authors

Christopher (pictured) 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 Nature Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - 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 Science Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
The story of human invention and engineering began at least 10,000 years ago in the stone age and has continued non-stop ever since with each discovery leading to new developments in our understanding. The Wallbook Timeline of Science and Engineering...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThe Sports Timeline Wallbook
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
Ernest Hemingway might have said there are only three real sports – motor racing, bull-fighting and mountaineering – but even he might have been forced to reconsider had he been presented with The Sports Timeline Wallbook. This unique history book...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/02/2017
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The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Science & Engineering
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
The story of human invention and engineering began at least 10,000 years ago in the stone age and has continued non-stop ever since with each discovery leading to new developments in our understanding. The Wallbook Timeline of Science and Engineering...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2015
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The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Sport
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
Ernest Hemingway might have said there are only three real sports – motor racing, bull-fighting and mountaineering – but even he might have been forced to reconsider had he been presented with The Wallbook Timeline of Sport. This unique history...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2015
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The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Nature
Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - illustrated by Andy Forshaw
November 2015 Book of the Month 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...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2015
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