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Weekend Jaunts review The Nature Wallbook.

The Weekend Jaunts is a daily website dedicated to local travel and adventures in New York. This month in Kids Book Corner they reviewed our upcoming Nature Wallbook, published in association with The American Museum of Natural History.

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What on Earth? Books wins an International Book Award!

Wow! What a result…not one but two of our Wallbooks have received a great accolade in this year’s International Book Awards. Our Nature Wallbook has been awarded best title in the Young Adults Non-Fiction category, with our Shakespeare Wallbook coming in second place to it!

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Well done Sidney- our April winner of £100!

We love seeing what people get up to with their walbooks. Take a look at this amazing set of Shakespeare Top Trump cards that Sidney from Grantham, Lincs in the UK created using her Shakespeare Wallbook!

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What on Earth? to launch in North America!

What on Earth Publishing are proud to announce that we will be publishing our first timeline in North America on the 18th of April. The Shakespeare Timeline Wallbook and posterbook will be launching in time for the bard’s birthday!

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Well done to our Feb winner Matthew!

“Thank you! I’m really excited and surprised to find out I’ve won! I enjoyed making the quiz and testing my friends and family but I didn’t think I would win – but I’m pleased I did!”

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Brilliant Marley wins our £100 prize!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS from all of us at What on Earth to the fabulous Marley from Devon with his AMAZING deck of Top Trump cards! Marley is the first winner in our £100 monthly prize giveaway. Other great entries include Patrick’s quiz and graph and Eliot and Neil’s amazing robotic cookers!

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The Wright Stuff

Home Educators, so often pictured by the press as crazies who have slipped off the system, are vigorously defended by world history author Christopher Lloyd in this 20 minute interview for Channel’s 5’s Matthew Wright.

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A History of the World in 20 Minutes!

Take the ultimate cross-curricular journey stopping off at 20 key moments in the history of planet, life and people using everyday objects.

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An AMAZING talk, according to Gabe….

Last month we went to a presentation one evening at the kids’ school called “A History of the World in 20 Objects”. The presentation was given by author Christopher Lloyd, who wrote the book “What on Earth Happened”, and it was nothing short of amazing. The kids loved it, Matt and I loved it, and it’s actually resulted in multiple family discussions on historical events that have been both fun and interesting.

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Top 10 Things to do to #GoGadgetFree

National Unplugging Day is on Sunday 26th June 2016. For just one day only parents and children are urged to go #GoGadgetFree. Spend more time interacting with your friends, family, the dog ….. yourself, without the barrier of a screen between you. When’s the last time you did that?

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23rd June – The EU Referendum

Britain’s epic journey in the fight for the rights and freedoms we enjoy today began over 800 years ago with the sealing of the Magna Carta by King John in 1215. We look back over the past 800 years, remembering some of the ground-breaking moments which paved the way towards the civil liberties and political system we have in today.

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The bigger the story the better!

Most people, especially when they write non-fiction books – are specialists of some kind. Our modern culture is obsessed with people being experts, doctors and professors – so much so that to succeed in getting a good job (or being taken seriously as a non-fiction author) you must be an expert. “What’s your special topic?” asks John Humphries, host of the famous BBC Series Mastermind. Maybe it’s a species, an event in history, a famous person, an invention, a movement or a historic place.