For information from the publisher, see this link to a blurb from the distributor.
This book is written for ages 7 to 12, It will be 288 pages plus end matter, and around 90,000 words in 120 sections
This is a place holder until I get time to provide more detail.
Here are reduced and deliberately defaced images of three of the spreads, to give you a taste:
And here is a shot, with four books open at different pages.
This file is http://members.ozemail.com.au/~macinnis/writing/bighist.htm
It was created on April 7, 2013, when the page proofs were being checked, and last revised September 30, 2013, with the printing almost done.
Here is another way:
The home page of this set is here.