You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Clocks And Calendars!

Fiona MacDonald

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Clocks And Calendars!
£6.99

The invention of clocks and calendars has been very important in shaping the progress of human civilisation. This book tells their story, from early timekeeping methods and devices, and the formation of the modern Western calendar, to the creation of extremely accurate digital clocks. You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Clocks and Calendars! is part of the history strand within the internationally acclaimed You Wouldn't Want to Be series, created and designed by David Salariya.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in adult education and in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics.

About the Illustrator

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator.

He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

Product information

Type: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 240mm x 212mm