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A Brief History of Underpants

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title A Brief History of Underpants
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Christine Van Zandt
Illustrated by Harry Briggs
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 229,Width 152
Category/GenreApril Childrens Books
April Childrens - Fiction
ISBN/Barcode 9780760370605
Children / Juvenile
Illustrations 48 color illustrations

Publishing Details

Publisher becker&mayer! books
Imprint becker&mayer! kids
Publication Date 1 June 2021
Publication Country United States


From bloomers to boxers, everyone wears underwear! One part humor, one part history, A Brief History of Underpants explores the evolution of fashions 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.

Author Biography

Christine Van Zandt is a literary editor, freelance writer and children's book author.


"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 *