The Underwear Salesman

The Underwear Salesman Cover

The Underwear Salesman

And Other Jobs for Better or Verse

By J. Patrick Lewis; Serge Bloch (Illustrator)

Ginee Seo Books, Hardcover, 9780689853258, 64pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009

Have you ever talked at length with an exterminator?
Or had a heart-to-heart with an ice sculptor?
Or waxed philosophical with an acrobat?
Well, look inside.

About the Author
J. Patrick Lewis has authored more than fifty books of poetry for children. In 2011, he was named the Children s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation and was given the NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.Visit his website at

Serge Bloch (born 1956) is a cartoonist and illustrator. His work has appeared in major advertising campaigns and in publications including the New York Times, Time, and the Washington Post. His books for children include I Dare You Not to Yawn, You Are What You Eat, and Reach for the Stars.