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Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth - Author

About the Author

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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The Magna Carta Chronicle A Young Person's Guide to 800 Years in the Fight for Freedom

The Magna Carta Chronicle A Young Person's Guide to 800 Years in the Fight for Freedom

Author: Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Skipworth Illustrator: Andy Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2015

Explore the fight for freedom, from the Magna Carta to today, with this visually stunning timeline of key moments in civil rights! The 2-metre-long, fold-out timeline is uniquely broken out by date and world locations, with over 150 pictures and captions. From the original sealing of the Magna Carta by King John in 1215, to Malala Yousafzai's Nobel Peace Prize, the most important moments in the fight for citizens' rights under their governments are highlighted. An easy-to-read chronicle, written in the form of nearly 40 newspaper articles, highlights historical actions such as the banning of slavery in Britain, women's voting rights, and the end of Apartheid in South Africa. Other features include a fifty-question quiz and a copy of the Salisbury Cathedral Magna Carta document, emphasizing clauses around justice, freedom of cities, and no taxation without representation. Perfect for history buffs of any age!