A Brief History of Underpants (Paperback)

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By Christine Van Zandt, Harry Briggs (Illustrator)
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From bloomers to boxers, everyone wears underwear! One part humor, one part history, A Brief History of Underpants explores the evolution of fashion's most unmentionable garment.

Gain a whole new understanding of underthings as you:
  • Learn which ruler was buried with over 100 pairs of underwear.
  • Discover how people kept their underclothes from falling off before elastic was invented.
  • Find out why some underwear was made from feathers.
  • And much, much more!
Zany illustrations add to the humor, and step-by-step instructions teach real dyeing and washing techniques used hundreds of years ago. Interact with the topic directly by turning the reveal wheel on the front cover to see underwear evolve through the ages.

About the Author

Christine Van Zandt is an author, editor, and book reviewer who lives in California with her family.

Praise For…

"I laughed my butt off! Not only is this book funny, but Christine Van Zandt delivers a veritable wedgie-whirlwind of utterly fascinating underwear info!"Aaron Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Creepy Pair of Underwear

Leaving no double entendre unturned, Van Zandt chronicles tushie-wear from the “beginning of buns” onward—Booklist

Humorous illustrations and bouncy text keep the pages turning quickly in this lightweight history,—School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760370605
ISBN-10: 0760370605
Publisher: becker&mayer! kids
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English