Thursday, October 18, 2018

Special book launch blog tour: Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention [Giveaway]

Welcome to Day #4 of the Absolutely Everything! Blog Tour!

To celebrate the release of Absolutely Everything! by Christopher Lloyd on October 15th, blogs across the web are featuring exclusive videos from Christopher, plus 5 chances to win a copy of Absolutely Everything!

Going Global, Pockets 10-12
by Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd's stunning Pocket History of the World continues as he takes his intrepid volunteers on a roller-coaster ride through the past. Along the way, he explains how amazing inventions discovered in the East transformed the West, how a monstrous King was forced into submission and how a terrible disease reshaped the world... 


Blog Tour Schedule:

October 15th – Java John Z's
October 16th – Beach Bound Books
October 17th – Book Briefs 
October 18th – Chat With Vera
October 19th – Word Spelunking

Discover how science, nature and history connect in this fast-paced, entertaining and incredibly informative history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day.

How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and electricity invented? What are the perils of global warming?

From the Neanderthals to the Wright Brothers, from the Silk Trade to the Industrial Revolution, from dinosaurs to plastic, embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents. With photos, illustrations, timelines and maps in every chapter, there is no better way to understand the earth’s entire history than with this captivating book by Christopher Lloyd, author of the bestselling What on Earth Happened.

About the Author: Christopher Lloyd graduated with a double-first class degree in history from Cambridge University. He was Science Correspondent with The Sunday Times newspaper in London and is now a bestselling author of more than 15 books, including What on Earth Happened? The Complete Story of the Planet, Life and People from the Big Bang to the Present Day (Bloomsbury) and the Big History Timeline Wallbook series from What on Earth Books. A TEDx speaker, he is in great demand throughout the world at conferences, educational seminars, museums, festivals, and schools. 


  • One (1) winner will receive a copy of Absolutely Everything! by Christopher Lloyd
  • Begins October 18 and Ends November 3 at 12:00 a.m. EDT
  • Open to USA addresses only
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DISCLOSURE: Tour information provided by MMPublicity. Unique giveaway hosted on Chat With Vera and winner's copy provided by either the publisher or MMPublicity directly to the winner.


  1. In the video, our author talks with various people, including a lady with a nice medieval-style crown.

  2. I learned paper was invented in China.

  3. Hoping you are all enjoying the videos! This is a wonderful blog Vera - Bravo and thanks for your support. If anyone has any questions about the book, I'd be happy to answer them here. All best... Christopher Lloyd

    1. Thanks for the stop-by, Christopher. Hope your weekend is going wonderfully and I thank you for stopping by.

  4. Gunpowder was invented in China.

  5. I learned that gunpowder was first used in China for fireworks.


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