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What Color Is Your Underwear?

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  417 ratings  ·  36 reviews
Briefly speaking, this lift-the-flap book is laugh-out-loud fun, and educational, too!

This hilarious lift-the-flap features animals and the underwear they wear! Kids will roar with laughter as they lift each flap and reveal boxers on a horse, furry undies on a crocodile, leafy green bloomers on a sheep, and more. We save the best for last, though--on the final spread, an e
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Hardcover, 16 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Cartwheel (first published January 28th 2004)
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Petra-X Off having adventures
Bright and colourful with hardly any words but expressive pictures and flaps revealing extremely silly and unexpected underwear, this book would be sure to amuse any three year old learning to dress themselves.
Jenni Heins
Sep 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
We own this one and it's so fun to read to groups of kindergartners. You let them come up one page at a time and open the flap to discover what kind of underwear the animal is wearing. Then they giggle like there's not tomorrow when they find the fun surprise at the end. You'll have to read it! ...more
Library Quine
In the UK this book has the alternative title: What Colour Are Your Knickers? US: What Color is Your Underwear?
This short lift the flap book doesn't have much text, and doesn't tell much of a story, but is a lot of fun none the less. A question is posed about the colour of an animals underwear, then lifting the flap provides a rhyming answer. 'What colour are your knickers Horse Ned? They're red! Other animals featured are a turtle, a crocodile, a spider, a cow, a sheet and an elephant.

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Kylie Abecca
A very basic book, the main fun is lifting the pop-up flaps to see what picture is behind them, but the actual story isn’t all that great IMO
Jennifer
A simple concept and rhyming text accompanied by bright, colorful illustrations so you would think this would be a great group read aloud, right? Um. no. While I'm sure it would have kids and parents laughing out loud, I'm just not comfortable reading a book at story time which encourages kids (who might not know any better) to be asking others to see their underwear. I love the lift-the flap interaction and the pictures are hilarious and fun, but the target audience is one that should be learni ...more
Kimberly
I used this one during a "colors" family storytime on 7/10/18. It was a HUGE hit with the kids and their parents. I will definitely be using it again! ...more
Colorado Buck
Colors. Underwear. Rhyming. Short. Cute.
Nicholas Gable
Sep 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
I think it's a great book for children. ...more
Sammy.Bowers60gmail.Com
Dec 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
great
Danica
Apr 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
cute and funny
Lucy Barker
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a book that needs to come with a warning. If you’re reading to a young audience, there is a slight chance that when you announce the title, “What colour are your knickers?” you might be flashed by members of your audience who really want to answer your question. (This has happened to one librarian I know!)

Don’t be put off, this is a great simple story to read even the youngest audience. Each animal in turn is asked about the colour of their knickers. The words are simple, but the concept
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Paula
Mar 12, 2012 rated it really liked it

This hilarious lift-the-flap features animals and their underwear! Kids will roar with laughter as they lift each flap and reveal cherry red boxers on a horse, furry yellow undies on a crocodile, wooly green bloomers on a sheep, and more! We save the best for last, though--on the final spread, an elephant is hiding behind a large leaf...for good reason. He forgot to put on any underwear! This is a fun way to teach colors...and the importance of wearing your drawers!
Vivian
Jul 23, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Rhyming text, lift-the-flaps, and bright whimsical art combine to create an attention-grabbing book. The center-fold page features a spider—the perfect place to stop this story and pick up the next one.
Kersten
Nov 14, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: yes
Shelves: children
really funny book for kids
Joan
Mar 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing
My 3 year-old grandson loves this book.
N
Jul 09, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-alouds
This book is a hit solely because of the panty humor factor. The mere mention of undergarments is all it takes to get chuckles sometimes.
Mistalyn
Sep 11, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This lift the flap book is a family favorite. I have read it in my kids classrooms year after year.
Megan Egbert
Jul 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: storytime
Very fun! Lots of laughs from the kiddos.
Maria
Nov 10, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: own
Such a cute one and it definitely gets a giggle out them! Perfect to tie into potty training.
Carrie
Mar 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
OOOOh La La! Don't get caught without it! ...more
Beverly
Apr 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pbf-concepts
Funny, funny, funny, with lift flaps; great for reading aloud to large or small groups.
Ben Perry
What Colour Are Your Knickers has hardly any words but has flaps in the book that reveal an array of animals underwear. Children in the EYFS will be really amused by this book.
Jessica Nieman
Dec 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I love the interactive flaps in this book!
J.J.
Jun 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids-books
My kids loved this book and it was a fun way to learn colors.
Lynnett
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Another of those books to get kids reading. Very funny, catchy and fun for boys and girls.
Ryan
Sep 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fun
The kids never get tired of this book, it is way funny and great way to learn colors
Jessica Mott
Sep 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
One of my favourites to read to the kids at the library
Susan
Oct 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015, storybook
It's a fairly silly book but I think little children would enjoy it, both topic and the underwear-revealing flaps. ...more
Allison
A hilarious and funny lift-the-flap book! I can't wait to use it in storytime! ...more
Amy Kuilema
May 21, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
One somewhat tortured rhyming pattern, otherwise cute/funny, storytime option.
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Sam Lloyd studied at Brighton University where she gained a BA Hons in Illustration. Now Sam is the author and illustrator of many successful picture books for children. Her picture books include Happy Day, Sad Dog which won the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award in 2003, Mr Pusskins which won the Booktrust Pre-School Award in 2006 and the V & A Illustration Award. Most recently Calm Down Boris published ...more

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