A Timeline History of the Universe!

This amazing new trilogy of Wallbook timelines covers Nature, Science and Big History and offers a unique perspective on the story of the Universe. The ideal gift and back-to school must for all curious people aged 6 to infinity!

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Introducing the Big History Wallbook…

ORDER TODAY!AMNH Big History Timeline

Discover millions of years of evolution, the story of planet, life & people on a 6ft-long fold-out timeline, in association with the American Museum of Natural History.


Unfold the complete works of Shakespeare.

What on Earth Publishing specializes 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. Curious to see what we’ll be publishing in North America in 2017?


Bridges or Walls?

See Episode 3 of Christopher Lloyd’s new video series on the History of Britain!

To celebrate The British History Wallbook, 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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Watch Episode 3


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!


British History Prize Quiz

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


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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