Publication Date: 04/10/2018 ISBN: 9780241302323 Category:

Timelines of Everything

DK, Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publication Date: 04/10/2018 ISBN: 9780241302323 Category:
Hardback

£20.00

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Description

Experience 13 billion years of history on planet Earth, starting with the Big Bang before time-travelling right up to the present day.

History comes alive as more than 130 different timelines are presented in glorious illustrative and photographic detail, together with accessible and informative text. Covering the rise and fall of empires, major scientific breakthroughs, groundbreaking inventions, and monumental moments in art, this is the go-to guide for just about everything that has ever happened.

This comprehensive visual encyclopedia for children is an unprecedented collection of timelines and a wealth of knowledge about the world.

From the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time to the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, you’ll find it in Timelines of Everything.

Find your own place in the world and understand where you fit in with this exciting, entertaining, and educational tour through time.

Publisher Review

A fascinating book... It boasts eye-catching images and clear text... This book is a suburb overview of, well, almost everything! -- Parent * Toppsta * Wow this is an incredible read... A fantastic resource for all ages -- Parent with child age 7 * Toppsta * This book will be useful at home when I have history homework as it is easy to understand -- Child age 10 * Toppsta * A captivating, creative book, ideal for inquisitive minds! We love this book as a family. The way it is written and how it flows is perfect for all ages. I have a feeling this book will be a firm favourite for a long time -- Parent with child age 8 * Toppsta * The timelines are very creative with the way they are presented... This is most certainly one of my favourite books I've ever read! -- Parent with child age 10 * Toppsta * This is a stunning book, another DK reference book that should be on any home or school book shelf... It's a two fold book - for children it's full of new information that is presented in a way that is easily accessible. For adults it would make a wonderful reference book to use alongside new research... A good investment for anyone with a natural curiosity in history around the world. Would give it 10 stars if I could! -- Parent with children ages 9 and 6 * Toppsta * A stupendous book with a breathtaking visual format... This is a book not to be read in a day or even a few weeks, but to be savoured and enjoyed over several months and year -- Parent with child age 9 * Toppsta * This book contains a wealth of interesting facts which will occupy curious minds for ages -- Parent with children ages 9 and 6 * Toppsta * Whether you'd prefer to learn about the history of cinema or fashion, aviation or espionage, you're certain to find something for you in this fascinating guide to global history. * The Week Junior * There are loads of amazing photos and illustrations - just like you'd expect from a DK Book! * National Geographic Kids * Timelines of Everything is an imaginative way of illustrating history for children aged eight and over, linking disparate facts and events and telling the story of subjects as diverse as dance and slavery in an easily digested graphic format. * Choice Magazine * As with many DK productions, Timelines of Everything succeeds due to its visual inventiveness * History Revealed *

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