The Grammar of Ornament was an extraordinary publication; 112 colour plates showing examples of decorative styles throughout history and the world, from Byzantine to Celtic to Moorish. Groundbreaking when it was published in 1856, it was intended to inspire and improve modern decoration by showing the underlying principles of beautiful design. This puzzle shows the page devoted to mosaics from Pompeii.
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
This family spotting game is part of the popular 'I Saw It First!' series. 300 ocean creatures populate the board of this carefully engineered game, illustrated by Caroline Selmes. Pick a counter from the box and be the first to spot that animal on the...
This beautiful chart of trees comes from a late 19th-century teaching aid. This jigsaw is densely packed with vintage scientific images of trees, with each specimen identified by its scientific name at the bottom of the chart. Perfect for tree-loving puzzlers! 1,000 piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged...
Did you know that wombats poo in cubes? Which animal does sparkly poo? In this fun and slightly irreverent game kids can match twenty-seven animals to their droppings while satisfying their endless fascination for poo. Also comes with a booklet full of fun poo facts! Box...