No. 7 of The Explorer’s Library


Explore the tallest buildings in the world.

Investigate skyscrapers from the ground, up, up & up

Construct your own skyline of buildings. Choose colors, tops, and facades.


Learn how people live, work & play inside

Send people up and down in elevators, into offices, apartments, and rooftops.


Play with water & electricity

Spark a blackout or clog the toilet, fix a pipe or put out a fire!

Mike Ellis

Meet the artist

Mike Ellis is a Berlin-based illustrator. His clients include Herman Miller, The New Yorker, and PayPal. See more of his work on his website.

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