Timeline: A Visual History Of Our World

TimelineThis oversize picture book is a perfect introduction to history for young and old. The journey begins with the Big Bang and ends with the terrorism, conflict, and eco-disasters of the 2010s and the dream of peace and prosperity for all. Scenes include dinosaurs, Vikings, Aztecs, Egyptians, kings, and knights. The timeline covers wars and disasters and introduces artists, explorers, and leaders. Dragons, mythical figures, TV characters, toys, and technology are also included. Readers will have fun spotting different people from history hidden in the playful cartoons, infographics, and mainly black on gray/sepia illustrations that are bursting with detail. Watch for Harry Potter, Mr. Potato Head, and Dorothy and her friends from Oz. This is a powerful classroom resource. mjw
Title: Timeline: A Visual History Of Our World
Author: Peter Goes and Sylvia Vanden Heede
: Peter Goes
: Gecko Press, New Zealand
: 2015
Original Language
: Dutch
: Bill Nagelkerke
Original Title
: Tijdlijn
Original Publisher
: Uitgeverij  Lannoo nv., Belgium
Original Copyright
: 2015
: 978-1-776570-69-0
Hardcover pages
: 80
Age range
: 4 up
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity
: Dutch
Author’s residence
: Belgium
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Dutch
Illustrator’s residence
: Belgium
: Chronology, Civilization, Discoveries, History, Inventions, Pictorial works, World history

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