The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Sport : The Sensational Story of Sport from the Ancient Olympics to the Present Day Paperback
Illustrated by Andy Forshaw
TAKE A TRIP back in time more than 2,500 years to the first ever Olympic Games - then journey through hundreds of the most extraordinary stories of sport through to the present day.
This unique history of sport includes a 2 metre-long fold-out timeline containing more than 1,000 pictures and captions that tells the story of more than 100 different sports on a spectrum including fighting, racing and ball games.
Trace the origins and histories of all the major sports, including Olympic champions and world record holders.
The What on Earth? Wallbook Timeline of Sport also includes the Wallbook Chronicle that reports on more than 30 key moments from the timeline in the style of a newspaper.
Other features include a crossword, letters to the editor, 50-question quiz and pocket magnifier.
Perfect for 7-14 year olds but equally fascinating for all curious adults.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages
- Publisher: What on Earth Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/10/2015
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780993019975