Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 6
- Grade: p to 1
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!
About the authors
est l'auteure de nombreux livres jeunesse primés. Elle a écrit plus de 80
livres, dont Raconte-moi les graphiques : L'histoire de William Playfair et
l'album illustré à succès Un porc-épic dans un sapin. Helaine
habite à Toronto, en Ontario.
HELAINE BECKER is the author of numerous of books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the best-selling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, The Haunted House That Jack Built and Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto with her family. Visit her at www.helainebecker.com.
Mike Boldt has been my name
for quite a few years.
Some people call me an Author / Illustrator.
I’ve been called worse.
I still enjoy cartoons.
I like ice cream a lot.
I‘ve drawn since I was young.
I read (picture) books.
I like to write & draw them too.
I’m amazed and grateful every day this is my job.
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 Links
Praise 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
Other titles by Helaine Becker
On vous souhaite un joyeux Noël
We Wish You a Merry Christmas: A Canadian Carol
A Canadian Carol
That's No Dino!
Or Is It? What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur
An Equal Shot
How the Law Title IX Changed America
A Porcupine in a Pine Tree Collection
The Most Important Mathematician You've Never Heard Of
Alice and Gert
An Ant and Grasshopper Story
A Story of Zheng Yi Sao
And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet