Absolutely Everything! A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention

Suggested age 7 – 11


Author: Christopher Lloyd
Illustrator: Andy Forshaw, Andy Forshaw
ISBN: 9781999802820
Date Published: 24 Sep 2018

Winner of a Parent’s Choice Silver Honour 2018, a VOYA Nonfiction Honour 2019 and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards, Absolutely Everything! has become a household favourite – perfect for curious people aged 8–108!


Discover how history, nature and science connect in this fast-paced, entertaining and incredibly informative history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day.

How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and electricity invented? What are the perils of global warming?

These are just a few of the thousands of questions that you will discover the answers to inside this book! From the Neanderthals to the Wright Brothers, from dinosaurs to plastic, embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents. With photos, illustrations, timelines and maps in every chapter, there is no better way to understand the earth’s entire history than with this captivating book by Christopher Lloyd, author of the bestselling What on Earth Happened? and editor of the Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia.

What On Earth Publishing

Dimensions19.2 × 3.3 × 25.4 cm

What On Earth Publishing


Age 7 – 9, Age 9 – 12




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