Christine Van Zandt

Author, Editor
PAL Member


I am the author of the nonfiction picture books A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS (becker&mayer! kids, 2021) and MILKWEED FOR MONARCHS (Beaming, 2024). Both have multicultural and STEM elements. I am available for in-person or virtual presentations for reading, discussion, or activities. Teachers may contact me for a free classroom guide. My children's writing has won awards, been published in HIGH FIVE and HIGHLIGHTS magazines. I am also a freelance developmental editor and writing mentor. I listen to an author’s goals and provide specific guidance to move the manuscript forward to publication.


Milkweed for Monarchs

A Brief History of Underpants

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