British History Timeline Wallbook

Unfold the Story of Great Britain – from the Dinosaurs to the Present Day!

Illustrator: Andy Forshaw

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: What on Earth Books

Age 4+

History & The Past: General Interest

Explore British History as you have never seen it before!

A beautiful two-metre long timeline unfolds to reveal key moments including the story of kings and queens, famous battles, the heroes of science, art and culture as well as iconic national buildings and monuments, all of which have shaped the history of our islands from before humans to the present day. Also includes 16 pages of newspaper-style chronicle with crosswords, letters-to-the-editor and a multiple choice quiz.

The finishing touch of a handy pocket magnifier make The British History Timeline Wallbook the perfect gift for curious kids and adults alike.


Bestselling author Christopher Lloyd began his career as a journalist with the Sunday Times newspaper. Then, while camping with his family, he had a critical realisation: even with a 1st class degree in history from Cambridge University and experience as a science writer, there was so much about the world he didn’t know. So, he set out to write books that zoom out and tell the big stories, opening readers’ eyes to how seemingly unrelated events fit together and showing them multiple perspectives on the world, all in highly engaging prose and matched with lively illustration and photography. Now, with several books in print, including the bestselling What on Earth Happened? and Absolutely Everything, Chris divides his time between writing books and delivering lectures and workshops to schools, literary festivals, and a wide range of other venues around the world. He lives in Tonbridge, Kent, UK, with his wife and two adorable terriers.

Patrick Skipworth studied Classics and Linguistics in London and the Netherlands, connecting the dots between ancient cultures, their histories and their languages. Today, Patrick is a children’s book editor, but likes to write his own stories when he can. Some of his favourite topics are prehistoric bugs, super-intelligent robots and legends from far away places.

Andy Forshaw graduated in graphic design and illustration from London’s Central Saint Martins college, and has worked on numerous online and publishing projects. Since 2010, Andy has created more than 5,000 illustrations
for children’s books. When not illustrating, Andy can be found exploring the countryside on his bike.


Astonishing – perfect for all the family.

The Sunday Times

Epic – this is history let out of the box.

The Daily Telegraph

A gripping re-telling of the most extraordinary story ever told.


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