British History Timeline Wallbook

A unique view of hundreds of moments from Britain history depicting kings and queens, top battles, famous houses, heroes and villains from the dinosaurs today on an amazing 2m-long wallchart.



What is it?

EXPLORE BRITISH HISTORY as you have never seen it before! A beautiful 2m-long timeline unfolds to reveal key moments including the story of kings & queen, famous battles, the heroes of science, art and culture as well as iconic national buildings and monuments – all of which have shaped the history of our islands from before humans to the present.  A newspaper-style chronicle provides a companion narrative guide with crosswords, letters-to-the-editor and a multiple-choice quiz. The finishing touch of a handy pocket magnifier make this Wallbook the perfect gift for curious kids and adults alike.

The What on Earth Wallbook Timeline of British History has been developed in conjunction with The National Trust

“A unique, accessible and inspiring information book.
The What on Earth Wallbook Timeline of Big History is
an amazing feat of publishing!”

LoveReading4Kids – November 2015 Book of the Month


What’s inside?

  • Visually engaging with more than 1,000 hand-drawn pictures
  • Encourages learning through curiosity, includes a pocket magnifier
  • Spine-bound hardback book that also folds out into a 2 metre-long timeline wallchart
  • Perforated edge allows timeline to be detached as a wallchart
  • Explores the history of Britain though a wide range of newspaper-style articles over 18 pages
  • Crossword and quiz are fun and develop research skills. All the correct answers are somewhere inside the book!
  • Ideal for children fascinated by non-fiction
  • Exciting for adults as well as children
  • Great as a gift for any curious child aged 6 – 106


Facts & Figures

Height: 36 cms
Width: 27 cms
Depth: 0.8 cms
Length (when fully unfolded): 2 metres

ISBN: 978-0-9930199-2-0

What other people are saying:

“This is history let out of its box. It simply sings to infophiles and visual learners alike. With parallel timelines for all continents, developments on land, sky and sea, more than a thousand illustrations, it is a superlative mastery of design and research, a treat to eye and brain alike.”


“I’ve got a house full of books, mostly unread, and seem to have got out of the habit of reading much these days. When I find myself in a bookshop, even if I find a book that looks interesting I think about the unread books in my house and return the book to the shelf. That’s not what happened when I opened THIS book!

If it looks really good on the outside – and it does – it gets better when you open it up. Half as big again as A4 you open it to find it’s one long page, folded concertina-like between the covers. You therefore have the choice of dipping into it, sitting down to study it in fascination for hours, or opening it out to make a LONG wall poster and sticking it up on your wall. Which presumably is why they call it a Wallbook!”


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