Tales from the East

Children’s non-fiction author and storyteller Christopher Lloyd is now half way through his 18-day tour of China – his fourth Asian lecture tour in as many years. Affectionately known by the Chinese as “Wallbook Dad” his series of 6 timeline Wallbooks has become a giant sensation with parents, teachers and children in many cities.


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News & Events

An Absolute Sell Out!

It with great joy and pride that What on Earth Books can announce the complete sell out of its autumn world history book Absolutely Everything! Designed to connect together the dots of the past through 13.8 billion years in 15 chapters, Absolutely Everything! went ‘unavailable’ on Amazon just 8 weeks after launch.


An amazing book that deserves to be kept forever!

Scoop Magazine. January 2019 issue reviews Christopher Lloyd's world history book for kids, Absolutely Everything! Read all about it! We'd like to thank to wonderful Oscar, aged 10, for being writing such a fabulous review. And we are thrilled you enjoyed it!


Autumn aprons at the ready!

“Autumn days when the grass is jewelled and the silk inside a chestnut shell”. Who didn’t love belting that one out in assembly? But not only does the month of October bring with it glorious misty mornings and the crunch of rusty leaves beneath our feet, but also…National Baking Week! That’s right my friends, an […]


Finally…National Ice Cream Day is here!!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! There seems to be a national day for everything now, almost to the point of ridiculousness, but one that I am firmly in favour of, or should I say, flavour of, is National Ice Cream Day on 17th July. We hardly need a special day […]


The Magna Carta

Remember back in 1215 when King John sealed his approval on the Great Charter at Runnymede? Not to worry, few of us do! However, the 15th June this year sees a very important anniversary. The 803rd anniversary of the Magna Carta. Many today don’t realise the impact this document had on the modern world, but […]


National Share-A-Story Month

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May” said Shakespeare in Sonnet 18, and don’t we know it! Following our gorgeously sunshine-filled April, this bad weather is an unwelcome turn of events to say the least. Having encouraged you all to get outside and enjoy the delights that Spring nature has to offer us, […]


Spring has sprung!

Spring is finally in the air, and with the sun scheduled to get his hat on this week, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and encourage children to explore the natural world around us. Daffodils and lambs are popping up everywhere, the woods are carpeted in bluebells and magnolia trees are in glorious full […]