Take a trip across the globe with this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring 50 of the most stunning plants known to humans. Lucille Clerc's sumptuous illustrations provide the perfect puzzle challenge, while Jonathan Drori reveals how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore on the accompanying poster.
From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the eerie mandrake and Spanish 'moss' of Louisiana, each of these stories is full of surprises. Some have a troubling past, while others have ignited human creativity or enabled whole civilizations to flourish. This is a botanical journey of beauty and brilliance.
- Finished puzzle 48.5 x 68 cm (19 x 27 in.)
About the Author: Jonathan Drori CBE is a Trustee of The Eden Project and Cambridge Science Centre, an Ambassador for the WWF, and was for nine years a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and The Woodland Trust. He is on the board of Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and is a Fellow of the Linnean Society, the Zoological Society of London and the Royal Geographical Society. In a previous life at the BBC, he was Executive Producer of more than fifty prime-time science documentaries and popular series.