Picked by t he Guardian as one of '15 Modern Classics' books
This double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey deep underground. One side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the reverse side shows the ground beneath the countryside. The underground scenes include tunnels and pipes, creatures' burrows, layers of rock and the planet's molten core, and run seamlessly into the next. Mixing urban and rural settings, covering subjects such as geology, archaeology and natural history, The Street Beneath My Feet offers children the opportunity to explore their world through a detailed learning experience. This expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres long, perfect for spreading out on the floor to pore over for hours.
This is Book 6 in the Look Closer Series. See all Look Closer books here.
Charlotte Guillain lives in Oxfordshire, UK, with her husband and co-author Adam and their two children. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children, including the picture book Spaghetti with the Yeti , which was shortlisted for Oscar's First Book Prize 2014 and has featured in CBeebies Bedtime Stories. Her first book in collabo...More about Charlotte Guillian
Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art and went on to pursue a career as an advertising creative director. He likes to sketch his subjects first, then completes his illustrations digitally. His first book was inspired by some playful characters he came across on a trip to the zoo....More about Yuval Zommer