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Written by Anna Claybourne
Illustrated by Jan Van der VerenWrite A Review
Travel through time and space to learn how the world has evolved from the Big Bang onwards!
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2020
Starting with a timeline that stretches from the ‘Big Bang’ to ‘The Modern Age (1940- the present day)’ this is a largely pictorial history covering physical and social developments in big, bold outlines which convey the main messages which are then fleshed out in much greater depth through detailed, fact-filled captions. The topics covered in each of the double-page spreads include ‘Our Home in Space’, ‘The Dinosaur Age’ , ‘Cities, Civilizations and Empires’ and ‘Technology’. The illustrations that convey them determinedly simple which gives the book a welcome, distinctively different look.
Julia Eccleshare's Picks for October 2020
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The History of Everything in 32 Pages by Anna Claybourne
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In the beginning, about 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe started with a bang.
Travel through time and space to learn how the world has evolved from the Big Bang onwards! From the creation of the stars, through the evolution of plants and animals, the dawn of the dinosaurs, and on towards the first humans, early civilisations, empires and technology, this incredible book will take you through the history of, well, everything!
The History of Everything in 32 Pages is a visual guide to 'everything' - from the formation of the solar system, right up to the modern day. Fourteen exciting double-page spreads draw you into a world of discovery. Each fascinating scene depicts a key development in life on earth, with colourful and engaging illustrations and packed with interesting facts and figures.
|Publication date:||5th October 2020|
|Illustrator:||Jan Van der Veren|
|Publisher:||Laurence King Publishing|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||General Knowledge / Trivia, History, Non-Fiction, Reference Books|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
|Collections:||85 Great Non-Fiction Books,|
Anna Claybourne is a children’s author who has written non-fiction books on a wide variety of topics, including science and technology, computers, wildlife, art and craft, history, the paranormal, archaeology, geography, and geology. Anna has also worked on several retellings of myths and legends.More About Anna Claybourne
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