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Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala

Hardback

Main Details

Title Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala
Authors and Contributors      By (author) DK
Physical Properties
Format:Hardback
Pages:320
Dimensions(mm): Height 260,Width 308
Category/GenreSeptember Teen Books
September Childrens Books
True Stories - Discovery
World history
ISBN/Barcode 9780241413005
ClassificationsDewey:920.02
Audience
Children / Juvenile
General

Publishing Details

Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 1 October 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

Amazing visual timelines telling the stories of the impressive people - some well known, others overlooked until now - who have shaped our world. Get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's biggest names, from William Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey, and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar. More than 150 visual timelines take you on unforgettable journeys through the lives of the great, the terrible, and the overlooked people of world history. Following on from the smash hit Timelines of Everything, this fascinating new children's book focuses squarely on the biographies of a myriad of movers and shakers across millennia. It covers a diverse array of kings and queens, humanitarians, scientists, inventors, explorers, activists, writers, artists, and more, from across the globe. Timelines of Everyone reveals not just the incredible achievements, contributions, and adventures of historical figures, but the lesser-known events that shaped them too, from childhood into old age. Did you know that West African ruler Mansa Musa was the richest person ever to have lived? Or that Hollywood screen legend Hedy Lamarr invented technology that would one day develop into WiFi? Or how about the fact that Einstein's last words were lost because his nurse didn't speak German? Filled with easy-to-understand timelines, vibrant illustrations, and a diverse range of influential people, Timelines of Everyone is the must-have guide to the world's must-know names.