As we move toward the day that was once celebrated as George Washington's birthday, we should remember that the Official Name for
is still actually:
George Washington's Birthday
.. and so CooperToons suggests it be celebrated appropriately.
For one thing you can take a
... if you just click here.
And then if you want to settle down with a copy of
George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior
Available in Paperback and Kindle from Amazon!
Click on the cover to order!
This is the cartoon edition! Each of George 's 110 Rules of Civility edited and adapted with a black and white cartoon. See George himself show us not what to do. Supplemented with an appendix of the unabridged rules. 124 pages plus an introduction.
And to really celebrate you can also get a copy of
The Journal of Major George Washington
Think your last business trip was a hassle? Just read what George went through on his trip to Pittsburgh! 129 pages with 15 black and white illustrations including 3 maps!
Naturally the author and illustrator of CooperToons decries crass commercialism when anyone tries capitalizing on famous and admired public figures. Still he would not object were a worthy reader also peruse the other
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
Learn about the Ancient Egyptian language, religion, professions, pastimes, mummies, and pyramid building with stories about the famous pharaohs Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, and Tutankhamun thrown in! And read about a most unusual method of mummification that was a pain in the .... Well, let's just say it was unusual. Illustrated with 135 black and white cartoon illustrations. 280 pages.
The Last Days of Pompeii
(And A Look at Daily Life n the Roman Empire)
Daily life in the city of Pompeii and the Roman Empire were not quite as you see in the movies. Did you know that in the Roman Empire certain - ah - ladies "plying their avocation" had to wear the same clothes as politicians? And what did the judge at the first recorded trial of Christians do when he found they were peaceful and harmless people? 117 pages with 54 cartoons.
Mutiny on the Bounty
Did you know there was an American on the Bounty? And without him, the Mutiny might never have come off! And read about an - ah - entertaiment that Captain Bligh saw - and was not amused! 71 pages with 30 black and white illustrations.