A fantastic journey through 13.7 billion years of history & evolution, all in one beautifully illustrated mini 'wallbook'.
This fascinating A5 hardback folds out to a metre long display and contains more than 1,000 minature hand-drawn illustrations from history with facts and captions. Highlights every major event in natural and human history, from the Big Bang to the present day, including the rise and fall of civilizations and the top 100 battles. On the reverse is a 100-question multiple-choice family quiz where the answers can all be found somewhere on the timeline. Full of fascinating and fun facts - some might need the enclosed special magnifier to read it!
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