The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History Mini Edition by Christopher Lloyd


The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History Mini Edition by Christopher Lloyd

The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History Mini Edition is about the size of an A5 postcard but tells the complete story of life on Earth. It contains an incredible 4.5 billion year fold-out timeline which is crammed with over 1,000 illustrations and amazing bite-size facts about the natural world. Fully checked and approved by scientists at the Natural History Museum, it can either be read like a book or unfolded and stuck on a wall. The versatile mini edition is just like the larger, critically acclaimed version but it fits snugly into the palm of your hand. There is also a magnificent magnifer inside that allows readers to explore in a fun and engaging way, and a new mind-boggling 100-question multiple-choice quiz too - the answers can all be found somewhere on the timeline. This innovative book will provide children and families with hours of entertainment and education.


'Packed with great illustrations, this Where's Wally? of natural history starts at the dawn of life on Earth and works through the millennia to the world as we know it today. It's perfect for children aged 6 to 66.'

'This brilliant book on the history of our planet has more than 1,000 illustrations on a single 4.5 billion-year timeline. Learn everthing about Earth!'

'A lovely visual addition to the wall and a more significant addition to the mind'

'Animal magic'

About the Author

Christopher Lloyd

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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Novelty book
16 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2012



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