Timelines of Everything (Hardback)DK (author)
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Explore an illustrated history of the world through more than 130 timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of cinema and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.
Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything will take you on a whirlwind journey through an illustrated history of time, from the Big Bang to the modern world.
More than 130 timelines give you all the general knowledge you need - and even some surprising trivia you don't! Must-know topics and alternative history are showcased with beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text. Whether you want to know key breakthroughs that set the Industrial Revolution in motion or defining moments in the history of fashion, you'll find it all here. With timelines on a diverse range of subjects, Timelines of Everything is the ultimate guide to history for kids.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 1923 g
Dimensions: 308 x 262 x 26 mm
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 *
There are loads of amazing photos and illustrations - just like you'd expect from a DK Book! * National Geographic Kids *
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 *
This book contains a wealth of interesting facts which will occupy curious minds for ages -- 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 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 *
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 *
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 *
This book will be useful at home when I have history homework as it is easy to understand -- Child age 10 * Toppsta *
Wow this is an incredible read... A fantastic resource for all ages -- Parent with child age 7 * Toppsta *
A fascinating book... It boasts eye-catching images and clear text... This book is a suburb overview of, well, almost everything! -- Parent * Toppsta *
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An immense claim but DK deliver extraordinarily well.
From the beginning of the universe via -(to name a few ) the Dinosaurs, Ancient Empires, The Middle Ages, the Explorers, Revolution and Change to the Modern world... More
“Fabulous visual journey - so much information”
Bought for my 8 year old for Christmas..this is a big book! It's so jammed full of facts that both he and his brother dip in and out of this a lot. Visually very well put together. Would recommend!
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