Ode to Underwear by Helaine BeckerOde to Underwear by Helaine Becker

Ode to Underwear

byHelaine BeckerIllustratorMike Boldt

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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Helaine Becker and Mike Boldt team up for another hilarious storytime romp!

Let's hear it for our underwear! From boxers to bloomers and briefs to bikinis, whether they're frilly, silly, or saggy - we all have our favourite pair, so give three cheers for underwear!

The uproarious team behind Little Jack Horner, Live From the Corner brings us another silly storytime treat, this time celebrating an underappreciated piece of our wardrobe: underpants! With Helaine Becker's boisterous rhyming text and Mike Boldt's buoyant illustrations, Ode to Underwear is a perfect read-aloud for anyone who loves to laugh!

HELAINE BECKER has written many wonderful books for children, including A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, The Haunted House that Jack Built, and the Looney Bay All-Stars series. She is extremely active in the world of children's literature, in addition to being a swimmer, cyclist, runner and compulsive read-a-holic! She lives in Toronto, Ont...
Title:Ode to UnderwearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 10.01 × 8.01 × 0.1 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443124753

ISBN - 13:9781443124751


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Ode to Underwear:"Ode to Underwear is giggle-inducing, lively fun." -The National Reading Campaign"A rhyming, rollicking tale about underwear . . . very silly and great fun." -Resource LinksPraise for Little Jack Horner, Live From the Corner:"Helaine Becker's text sparkles with up-tempo wit and irreverence . . . Mike Boldt's detailed oil illustrations also offer plenty of laughs . . . This funny riff on familiar characters and songs hits all the right notes." -Quill & Quire"A creative, entertaining poem to honour an often overlooked piece of clothing, Ode to Underwear offers readers a chance to laugh out loud while they celebrate their bloomers, boxers, and briefs." -CM: Canadian Review of Materials