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 other side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the countryside. The scenes in the book, by the widely acclaimed illustrator Yuval Zommer, are continuous, so contrasting underground sections, from tunnels and pipes to burrowing creatures, layers of rock to the planet’s molten core, run seamlessly into the next. Mixing urban and rural settings, as well as Geology, Archaeology and Natural History, The Street Beneath My Feet offers children the opportunity to explore their world in a detailed learning experience. And its fold-out, ‘Laperello’ style, which extends to 2.5 metres in length, is great fun to spread out on the floor and really get involved!
Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art with an M.A. in illustration and persued a successful career in advertising before returning to his true love of children’s literature. Following the release of his debut picture book, The Big Blue Thing On The Hill, Yuval hasn’t looked back. The Street Beneath My Feet was Yuval’s first title for Words & Pictures. He lives and works in London.