The Sun Hold Ye Front Page II: 21 Billion Years of Pre-history Told by Your No.1 Paper (HarperCollins illustrated reference)

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9780007108114: The Sun Hold Ye Front Page II: 21 Billion Years of Pre-history Told by Your No.1 Paper (HarperCollins illustrated reference)

Following on from the amazing success of HOLD YE FRONT PAGE, this is an irreverent look at the history of the universe through the eyes of Britain’s biggest-selling newspaper.

'Hold Ye Front Page' took on the enormous challenge of recording 2000 years' history in a witty yet factual manner. Having sold over 75,000 copies and won an award for 'Excellence in Tabloid Journalism' at the British Press Awards 2000, The Sun is at it again. This time the team is covering the 21 billion years it missed – Big Bang to the birth of Jesus Christ. Told in the inimitable Sun style, the book gives full front page coverage to major events such as the creation of the Universe -'BANG!'; Samson and Delilah 'Why, why, why, Delilah?' and the creation of the wheel 'You Get to Roll With It'.

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14 BILLION YEARS OF PRE-HISTORY TOLD BY YOUR NO. 1 PAPER

Following on from the amazing success of HOLD YE FRONT PAGE this is the irreverent look at the history of the universe through the eyes of Britain's biggest-selling newspaper

HOLD YE FRONT PAGE took on the enormous challenge of recording 2,000 years of history in a witty and factual manner. Having sold over 75,000 copies and won the Press Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Tabloid Journalism. The Sun are at it again. This time they are covering the other 14.4 billion years they missed out – Big Bang to the birth of Jesus Christ.

Told in the inimitable Sun style, the book gives full front page coverage to major events such as the creation of the Universe (BANG!), Samson & Delia (Why, why, why Delia?) more to folow from Becky tomorrow morning.

There's a serious purpose here too – 'as David Blunkett said of Hold Ye Front Page'. Accompanying table, charts and text provide the real historical background. And ther's a full index to help you navigate round the book more easily.

About the Author:

John Perry is deputy night editor and Neil Roberts is chief sub-editor on The Sun. When not working on HOLD YE FRONT PAGE II, they put together the front page of The Sun for real.

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