A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

£20.00

ISBN: 9780241451939 Author: Bryson, Bill Publisher: Penguin Random House Children', PUFFIN Publication Date: 29th October 2020 Imprint: Puffin Cover: Hardback Dewey: 550 (edition:23) Pages: 170, 176 Language: English Edition: Abridged, adapted and illustrated edition, New Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , , ,

This title covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the crackpot theories which held sway for far too long, the discoveries which advanced whole areas of science when people were looking for something else, and the fact that, somehow, the universe exists and, against all odds, life came to be on this planet we call home.

Perfect for ages 8 to 80!

Adapted from A Short History of Nearly Everything, this stunningly illustrated book from
Bill Bryson takes us from the Big Bang to the dawn of science, and everything in between!

Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something?
Or thought about how we can weigh the earth?
Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe?

Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book – a journey from the centre of the planet, to the dawn of the dinosaurs, and everything in between.

And discover our own incredible journey, from single cell to civilisation, including the brilliant (and sometimes very bizarre) scientists who helped us find out the how and why.

The ideal book for curious young readers everywhere.

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Reviews for A Short History of Nearly Everything:

‘It’s the sort of book I would have devoured as a teenager. It might well turn unsuspecting young readers into scientists.’ Evening Standard

‘I doubt that a better book for the layman about the findings of modern science has been written’ Sunday Telegraph

‘A thoroughly enjoyable, as well as educational, experience. Nobody who reads it will ever look at the world around them in the same way again’ Daily Express

‘The very book I have been looking for most of my life’ Daily Mail

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