The History of Everywhere: All the Stuff That You Never Knew Happened at the Same Time

Illustrator: Liz Kay

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Walker Books

Age 7+

History & The Past: General Interest

Discover history as you've never seen it before – and all the stuff you never knew happened at the same time!

Did you know the woolly mammoths were still around when the Egyptians built their pyramids? Or that Leonardo Da Vinci lived at the same time as Henry VIII and the Aztecs? Welcome to The History of Everywhere, a fascinating guide to all the stuff you never knew happened at the same time! In lively maps, see the whole world of history: from ancient times to the modern day, watch civilizations rise and fall, spot fascinating connections and coincidences, and discover the people and events you never learnt about in school. Prepare for a fascinating journey around the world that will change the way you see history!


Philip Parker is a historian, writer and former diplomat. His previous books include the DK Eyewitness Companion Guide to World History, The Northmen's Fury: A History of the Viking World, and A History of Britain in Maps. He has travelled widely.
Liz Kay works from her home. She loves her job and when she's not busy doodling she enjoys outdoor adventures of her own. She is often found hiking and biking around the Yorkshire countryside and playing tennis for her local club. She has previously illustrated Wild Girl for Walker Books.

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