The Shakespeare Timeline Wallbook

For the first time ever see all 38 plays being performed at the same time in the iconic Globe Theatre. Spot the ghosts, hunt down the murderers, discover the poison and revel in Elizabethan romance as each play unfolds on a 6-foot long timeline with plot summaries, key quotes and characters.

We’re giving away 5,000 FREE British History Wallbooks to the nation’s children so they can find out what it REALLY means to be British!

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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

…and please feel free to share it with your favourite local independent book and gift-shop!


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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


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We have written 10 wonderful creative activities to be enjoyed by teachers, parents and kids. Download a FREE pre-release copy from our Activity Zone now and have a chance of winning £100 in our monthly activity competitions!


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British History Prize Quiz

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

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Family Book Club

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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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