Award-winning Wallbook Collection!

Parents’ Choice Award (US) Gold winners!  Explore history as you have never seen it before! A beautiful set of timeline wallbooks that unfold to reveal key moments in the history of the world – includes three hardback titles: Nature, Science and Big History.

Shakespeare Week!

12th – 18th March is Shakespeare Week where we celebrate the work of this much-loved playwright. Click the link below to discover a treasure trove of fun activities to do, inspired by the Bard himself! Explore different poetry writing styles and learn how to write your own sonnet or acrostic poem, or get crafty with our top picks from the web for making a puppet theatre, masquerade mask, fairy wings and more! 🌟PLUS, see how you can win a full story family pass to all of the Shakespeare family homes for a year by entering our competition!!🌟*Note this competition is for UK residents only*

The Illinois Chronicles!

What on Earth Publishing’s is delighted to announce a partnership with the Illinois200 Bicentennial Committee to publish the Illinois Chronicles – a ground-breaking new history of the state that includes a giant 6-foot fold out timeline and a series of fun-to-read newspaper articles.  Read More STOP PRESS: Illinois Chronicles to go to every school in Illinois!

Christopher Lloyd on CUNY TV

Check out the video of author Christopher Lloyd on ‘Science and U!’ to see for yourself the delights of using a timeline.

What on Earth Publishing specialises in the art of telling stories through timelines.

We produce unique fold-out books that promote the joy of learning through natural curiosity. We also run inspirational workshops for schools, literary festivals, family events, home educators, colleges, universities and for teacher training.

Check out our 2018 Catalogue

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“The most innovative approach to non-fiction since Horrible Histories, the What On Earth? Wallbooks present information in a way guaranteed to inspire children’s curiosity and to stimulate real enthusiasm for learning.”

Lovereading4Kids – November 2015


Find out more about our philosophy of why making narrative connections is a far more powerful way of learning than  splitting knowledge into discrete disconnected fragments.



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