History Factopia!: Follow Ye Olde Trail of 400 Facts
An enthralling and hilarious journey through global history in 400 connected facts
In this blast-from-the-past adventure you'll discover hundreds of the most mind-blowing facts from history. Hidden tombs, ghostly ships, boiled vipers, samurai warriors, snow machines, pet lions, hidden pyramids, secret codes, flaming fireballs, wooden bathing suits, sparkling jewels, and many more are all woven together in this ingenious web of connected facts.
And there isn't just one trail through these facts. Sometimes your path branches, and you can choose to fast forward or rewind to a completely different (but still connected) part of history. Where will your curiosity take you?
Paige Towler is an author and editor based in Washington, D.C. A former editor for National Geographic Kids Books, she writes poetry about animals doing yoga and weird facts about the world.Andy Smith is an award-winning illustrator, and studied illustration at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, UK. His work combines illustration and typography to create images that have humor, energy, and optimism executed with a handmade, hand-printed, tactile feel. He lives by the sea in East Sussex, UK.