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Monday, October 15, 2018

Absolutely Everything! Book Blast and Giveaway

Here's a fun little science/history book at just 352 pages. It is a kid's version of the author's What on Earth Happened? The Complete Story of the Planet, Life and People from the Big Bang to the Present Day book. Instead of short little blurbs about lots of different subjects, you get more of a story approach to learn about life, the universe, and everything. It is a great way to learn about absolutely everything. Check out the daily videos on the blog tour and then be sure to enter to win your own copy of the book.

Welcome to Day #1 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!

The Natural World, Pockets 1-3
by Christopher Lloyd

World history author Christopher Lloyd begins an epic series of 5 VLOGS explaining key moments in the history of life, the universe and everything using his new book Absolutely Everything!, a coat of many pockets, 15 everyday objects and some mostly willing volunteers!

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
The giveaway is for US residents who are 18+ and ends at 11:59pm on 10/31/18. For more complete rules see Giveaway Rules

Disclosure: Java John Z's received a copy of this book for this post and is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Please see the disclosure policy for more information.
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  1. "If you were to win, who would the book be for?" For myself and a small, select circle.

  2. it would be for me, i love trivia

  3. If I were to win, I would read and keep this book for myself.

  4. the book would be for my niece!

  5. This book would be for my grandson.

  6. My nephew...but I bet I would enjoy it as well!

  7. I would give this book to my daughter.

  8. I would give this book to my grandson. He's very interested in science and the planets. He would really enjoy reading this book.

  9. I would give this to my niece.

  10. I would be the first to read and enjoy this book then I would pass it on to the kids - will provide more "items of interest" to discuss when they think they are bored!

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  12. "If you were to win, who would the book be for?" For me and my girl

  13. I would keep this book for myself. I love learning new things!

  14. It would be for my other half...he loves things like this!!!

  15. Um, this would be for me!