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PublisherWhat on Earth Publishing Ltd
Publication date6th May 2012
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The What on Earth? Wallbook of Sport : From the Ancient Olympics to the Present Day
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
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 on all walls in 2012. Terrifically original publishing.
There are three in the series so far:
Visit a GIANT WALLBOOK somewhere near you:
Huge pavement Wallbooks that are 8m long and 2m high are being exhibited throughout the country at the following placed between publication and September 2012.
26 April - 14 May 2012, South Bank of the River Thames outside London City Hall.
14 May - 8 Aug 2012, London Zoo.
31 May - 10 Jun 2012, The Family Zone at the Hay Literary Festival.
9 Aug - 9 Sep 2012, Natural History Museum London.
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SynopsisThe What on Earth? Wallbook of Sport : From the Ancient Olympics to the Present Day by Christopher Lloyd
The wallbooks are an amazing feat of publishing. See the image below for how the books open up.
And see below where the author demonstrates his wallbooks series in this video.
'A truly epic undertaking, in terms of layout, typography, design and sheer scale of ambition' - Christopher Middleton, The Daily Telegraph
About The Author
Christopher Lloyd read history at Cambridge, getting a double first, before becoming Technology correspondent for The Sunday Times. Since leaving journalism he has run a number of internet and educational publishing businesses. He now divides his time between writing books, journalism, and lecturing mostly in schools, museums and literary festivals. His books include the hugely popular What on Earth Happened? and What on Earth Evolved?
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