Expanded Selections of CooperToons Most Merry and Illustrated Histories Available from Amazon
All CooperToons books - both the KindleTM and paperback print editions - are illustrated with CooperToons (hopefully) humorous and (occasionally) irreverent black and white cartoons. To order from Amazon, just click on the links below.
George Washington's Rules of Civility
The cartoon edition! All 110 of George Washington's Rules of Civility, edited and adapted and each with humorous and black and white cartoon illustration. See George himself show us not what to do. Supplemented with an appendix of the unabridged rules. 124 pages plus an introduction.
The Journal of Major George Washington
George's first publication! Read how George - with his friend and guide Christopher Gist - took a trip to Pittsburgh, had run-ins with both the French army and the Native Americans, and finally made it back home after (as George put it) "As fatiguing a journey as it is possible to conceive"! If you think your last business trip was a hassle, just read what George went through! George's full text - with spellings and punctuation modernized - with copious footnotes, references, and commentary (interactive in the Kindle Edition). 129 pages with 15 black and white illustrations.
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
A lighthearted look at the daily life and history of ancient Egypt with chapters on diverse topics such as the language, religion, professions, pastimes, mummies, and pyramid building. Stories about the famous pharaohs Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, and Tutankhamun are not neglected! Read about how the archeologists had to use a rather unconventional method (to say the least) to get King Tut out of his coffin. Illustrated with 135 black and white cartoon illustrations. 280 pages.
A Most Merry and Illustrated History of the
A short description about daily life in the city of Pompeii and the Roman Empire with an account of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 CE. Did you know that in the Roman Empire certain - ah - ladies "plying their avocation" had to wear the same clothes as politicians? 117 pages with 54 cartoons.
Mutiny on the Bounty
An informal and lighthearted look at the most famous mutiny in history. Read about Fletcher Christian, Captain Bligh - and the American without whom the mutiny might never have come off! 71 pages with 30 black and white illustrations.