Diary of a Time Traveller
Nicholas Stevenson

Ages: 7-11

Meet some of the most interesting people in history in this time-travelling book that visits the Romans, Greeks, Ancient Egyptians and more than 25 other exciting times and places!

 

Meet some of history's most famous and interesting characters in this book that visits key moments of the past from around the world. When young Augustus falls asleep in history class, Professor Tempo decides to teach him a lesson and show him that history isn't boring at all! 

She hands him a magic diary, all he needs to do is write the time and place to travel there. Together they head out on a exciting tour of history through the ages to meet some of the world's finest explorers, inventors, leaders, writers, composers and painters, including Albert Einstein, Mozart, Louis XIV, Shakespeare, Leonardo Da Vinci, Christopher Columbus Genghis Khan, Emperor Titus in Rome, athletes at the very first Olympic Games, Tutankhamen in Egypt and even Palaeolithic man as he discovers fire.

Each double page spread introduces a different time and place, with an introduction from Augustus which explains the sights and sounds, and captions from the Professor which provide key facts. A character index at the rear gives a short biography of all the historical characters covered, and a timeline helps to better understand the different time periods covered. 

 

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about the author

Nicholas Stevenson

Young London-based illustrator Nicholas Stevenson won silver at the 2013 Serco Prize. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Anorak Magazine and Urban Outfitters. 

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