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A history of underwear : with Professor Chicken

Holt, Hannah (author.). Briggs, Korwin (illustrator.).

Summary: From Paleolithic loincloths to Henry VII's wives wearing underwear on their heads and beyond, this hilarious--and accurate--history of underwear (as comically modeled by chickens), tells the fascinating story of our most private clothing.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1250766494
  • ISBN: 9781250766496
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
750L Lexile
Subject: Professor Chicken (Fictitious character from Holt) Juvenile literature
Underwear History Juvenile literature
Underwear History Juvenile humor
Genre: Humor.
Picture books.
Creative nonfiction.
Informational works.

Available copies

  • 30 of 32 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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