What impact can nature and historic events have on our world today?

 

10 Plants that Shook the World

Written by Gillian Richardson
Illustrated by Kim Rosen

Dig up the amazing stories of the plants that have transformed our lives. Plants might start out as leafy things growing in the earth, but they can come into our lives in unexpected ways. And believe it or not, some have even played an exciting role in history. The ten plants in this book are the source of profound changes in the world, both good and bad. Through vibrant illustrations and astonishing facts, you’ll discover that without them, our lives today would be vastly different.

 

10 Rivers that Shaped the World

Written by Marilee Peters
Illustrated by Kim Rosen

Rivers can be extraordinarily powerful, and not just because of their fast-flowing currents. They can make civilizations rise or crumble, divide cultures or link them together, and even provide crucial clues to where we came from. Dive into these 10 surprising stories about the power of rivers through the ages. Compelling storytelling, striking original art, and colourful photos take readers on a unique journey across time and place.

 

10 Ships that Rocked the World

Written by Gillian Richardson
Illustrated by Kim Rosen

Ships have sailed through human history for thousands of years. Sometimes, their dramatic voyages have even changed the course of the world. For centuries, ships have brought cultures together in peace or conflict, played a role in wars and revolutions, and transformed societies. With a rich variety of photos, maps, and striking illustrations, 10 Ships That Rocked the World reveals the crucial role ships played in some of history’s most significant dramas.