A Timeline History of the Universe!

This amazing new trilogy of Wallbook timelines covers Nature, Science and Big History and offers a unique perspective on the story of the Universe. The ideal gift and back-to school must for all curious people aged 6 to infinity!
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Free book dedication

As part of our Black Friday to Cyber Monday celebrations, get your What on Earth? books personally signed and dedicated by World History and Wallbook author Christopher Lloyd for no extra charge!

Make your purchase in our webshop first and then click on the link below and complete the form!

The first book in the NEW EXPLORER series DINOSAURS – Out NOW!

Dinosaur-Cover-3D--WEB Join super-sleuth, Eagle Eye on his top secret quest to find out as much as possible about dinosaurs, all the way from the first Triassic beasts to walk on earth 230 million years ago through to their living descendants, the birds, today.   

Includes amazing 1.8m long 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 2017 Catalogue

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Bridges or Walls?

See Episode 3 of Christopher Lloyd’s new video series on the History of Britain!

To celebrate the launch of the Wallbook Timeline of British History, in collaboration with the National Trust, Christopher Lloyd has filmed a series of 10 short videos charting the main forces that have shaped our island story from 60 million years ago to the present day. Join him for the Episode 3 on the story of walls – or see the whole series to date!

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Click here to see Episode 3


British History Prize Quiz

Test your knowledge with our 10 question What on Earth? / Sunday Times British History Quiz


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New Wallbook launched!

Our sixth book in the series, and quite possibly the most detailed timeline of British History ever!

“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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