Follow the history of engineering from the stone age up to present day through a picture story. Full of interesting facts about the process of metalworking, the development of the first colour film and the appearance of YouTube. Learn more about the first scientific discoveries and renowned scientist such as Vesalius, Pavlov and Marie Curie. A breath-taking journey through history. From fire to virtual reality.
Published in Dutch: Uitgeverij Lannoo and soon available in English: Gecko Press - German: Beltz Verlag - Chinese (simplified): CITIC -  Spanish: Maeva young - French: Milan - Bulgarian (Timelines Store Publishing House Ltd) - Greek (Patakis) - Italian...
English reviews: 
Magpies – April 1, 2021
Highly recommended. The short pieces of written text are suitable for reading aloud or for newly independent readers who will find the information riveting while at the same time manageable. This is the perfect book to have on hand in the home or classroom for quick reference and the perfect addition for collections of young readers to insight curiosity and wonder. - The School Librarian – April 1, 2021
Stunning to behold as well as a compelling read…this is a book that will repay frequent visits. - The West Australian – March 3, 2021
You don’t need to be a science nerd to find Timeline Science and Technology ‘un-put-down-able’. Anyone of any age can lose themselves in the illustrations and text of Peter Goes. - Books for MKs – December 18, 2020
I love the whimsical art style that illustrates each time period…It’s like a treasure hunt for knowledge! I am very impressed with the way each era is summarised, and the wonderful factoids about history. - Stella Lees, Reading Time – December 4, 2020
It is unusual, full of facts, and pictorially appealing. - The New York Times – December 1, 2020
gigantic, propulsive, lavishly drawn and smartly annotated global timeline of science and technology…Filled with hidden details and subtle wit - ReadPlus – November 20, 2020
This is a book to be shared between one or two readers or perused by an individual. There is so much information and knowledge to be discovered and those who love non-fiction facts throughout history will value this very different read. - San Francisco Book Review – November 17, 2020
5 STARS. Brilliantly portrayed in striking colors and spaced out in a graphic fashion that forces the eye to roam over the page and target in on specific figures and facts that pique the imagination…Belgian illustrator, Peter Goes, has produced an amazing pictorial assemblage of historical happenings from civilization’s beginning up to the present time…The stunning colorful format with the intriguing figures illustrating illuminating events in the history of our world is a book that will capture the interest of young readers and enrapture mature viewers as they reminisce through these historical images. - The English Association – November 12, 2020
There are plenty of fascinating facts. The style is playful with touches of humour and illustrations that make the information accessible…A compelling journey through science and technology that can be dipped into again and again…Highly recommended for school and home. - Armadillo Magazine – November 12, 2020
Even the biggest technophobe cannot fail to be impressed with the coverage, infographics and maps that make up this stunning volume. - Kids Book Buzz – November 11, 2020
Brilliantly portrayed in striking colors and spaced out in a graphic fashion that forces the eye to roam over the page and target in on specific figures and facts that pique the imagination…a book that will capture the interest of young readers and enrapture mature viewers as they reminisce through these historical images. - Lancashire Post – November 10, 2020
Ideal as a gift for all ages, and a superb reference book for children, and an invaluable resource for classrooms, this is the go-to book for all science and technology fans. - Red Reading Hub – November 10, 2020
If you’re looking for a book that presents the scientific accomplishments of humankind, from Paleolithic times to the present day, then this large format offering should fit the bill. Concisely written, it’s absolutely packed with exciting information…Peter Goes’ graphic art is alluring and playfully immersive, making it overall more of a visual history presentation…Recommended for home and school use. Browse for hours: You’re sure to learn something wherever, whenever you stop. - Youth Services Book Review – October 22, 2020
This large format book is an excellent way to browse through the scientific accomplishments of humankind…Goes’s playful graphic art channels the era, and the humanoid people, uniformly lumpen, demonstrate new technologies…this would make a fun gift. - Bob’s Book Blog – October 19, 2020

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