You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer by Shana Corey

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Amelia Bloomer, a rebellious reformer and early women's rights activist, invented bloomers (baggy pantaloons worn with a short skirt over them), thus liberating women from the dangerous and oppressive clothing of the mid-nineteenth century. Here is her story, told in buoyant, witty text and beautiful, high styled-illustrations.
 

About Shana Corey

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McLaren began her professional life as a young designer. Ten years later, after showing her first collection, she jettisoned fashion design in favor of fashionable illustration.
 
Published March 1, 2000 by Scholastic Press. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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The title, styled as a taunt, implies Amelia's daring, and the conclusion links bloomers to body-baring ""1920's swimwear"" and groovy ""60's bellbottoms."" McLaren presents Amelia's fashion statement in gestural gouaches that imitate designers' sketches;

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