Christine Van Zandt
Most Recent Book Title
The Brief History of Underpants
Book Description
From bloomers to boxers, everyone wears underwear! One part humor, one part history, The 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.
Location (city/state/country)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Author bio
Christine is a literary editor, write, and author of THE BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS. She writes the quarterly "Ask an Editor" column for SCBWI's Kite Tales blog and reviews children's books for Good Reads With Ronna. Her education includes a master's degree in English literature with a specialization in children's literature.
Professional Speaker Topics
Children's books, picture books, nonfiction picture books, children's literature, editing, self-editing, query letters, querying agents, book arc, story arc, plot, character development, pacing, page turns, forward movement
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Follow your dreams.

  • Christine Van Zandt

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