Jan van Haasterens “Wild Water Rafting” is a fantastic, brightly coloured 3,000 piece jigsaw puzzle with plenty to look out for in the highly detailed puzzle image.
If you look carefully at the puzzle image you will get a taste for Jans uniquely brilliant sense of humour that depicts an extremely chaotic white water rapid adventure, that is being “enjoyed” by far too many sailors who are busy bouncing off the each others brightly coloured inflatable rafts, rubber dinghys, canoes and even a submarine There is not only plenty to piece together of what is happening in the water, but if you look on the rocks and shore either side you will spot some amusing illustrations such as a Gorilla trying to coach a hiker across a fallen tree, an upset father Bear confronting some rafters and many more.
If this little taste of what is included in the puzzle image is to your liking, then this 3,000 piece puzzle will keep you entertained.
What is most noticeable in this hilarious jigsaw puzzle is the extremely high level of detail and use of colours to make this puzzle even better. If you are already a fan of Jan van Haasteren you will probably be looking for his trademark – the shark fin – featured in all of his puzzles. You will also see other of Jans favourites – Saint Nicholas, The Hands and The Dentures all feature in this puzzle. If you have not done a puzzle of Jans before, be sure to look out for all of these things – you will find them in most of his images.
Jan van Haasteren has been creating amusing drawings exclusively for Jumbo for several decades. His drawings have a distinctive, easily recognisable, style – humorous images, hilarious situations and far more people than you would ever expect to see in a jigsaw puzzle!
The completed puzzle measures 122x85cm (approximately) and has been produced using a high quality cardboard to ensure all the jigsaw pieces maintain their original shape time and time again. With the use of Jumbos precision cutting techniques, each jigsaw piece will fit seamlessly together to create a poster-like finish for you.