The Book of Time: Adventures in the Past, Present, Future, and Beyond (Hardcover)

The Book of Time: Adventures in the Past, Present, Future, and Beyond By Clive Gifford, Teo Georgiev (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clive Gifford, Teo Georgiev (Illustrator)
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Did you know that a zeptosecond is a trillionth of a billionth of a second? Or that the US once had 144 different time zones? Or that across your lifetime, you’ll spend about 33 years in bed?

Discover more questions, answers, and theories in this bumper book all about the past, present, future, and beyond! The Book of Time is brimming with fascinating information about the concept of time.

What is time? How does it work? And is it even real? The book uses time as a lens to explore a wide variety of STEAM subjects that kids know and love—such as space, dinosaurs, animals, the human body, and machinery—with a completely fresh perspective.

Through a simple yet fascinating approach, you’ll learn about:

  • The measurements of time
  • Big and small time
  • Time-travel
  • Paradoxes
  • And lots more mind-boggling things
Cool, graphic illustrations help convey sometime abstract concepts and make for an engrossing reading experience. Children will be able to wow and amaze all their family and friends with extensive and fascinating information about time.

Absorbing, entertaining, and surprising, The Book of Time will teach kids to look at the world in a whole new way.

About the Author

Clive Gifford has traveled to more than 70 countries, climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots, and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Smithsonian, and TES awards. He won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with Facts 2019 for his title The Colors of History (QEB). Clive lives in Manchester, UK. 

Teo Georgiev is an independent Helsinki-based illustrator working in publishing, children’s literature, and branding.

Praise For…

A fascinating treasure trove.”The Bookseller - Editor's Choice

“Get your children off the internet – and into a cracking science book […] Clive Gifford is out save children’s non-fiction from terminal decline, and he’s back with the dizzyingly informative The Book of Time”The Telegraph

“A brightly illustrated book to help young readers understand the concept of time, via 40 different topics from time zones to how long in your life you’ll spend in bed.”The Bookseller

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711279575
ISBN-10: 0711279578
Publisher: words & pictures
Publication Date: August 29th, 2023
Pages: 96
Language: English