Ahoy! Ahoy! Are You There?: A Story of Alexander Graham Bell

A humorous account of events in the life of the inventor of the telephone.

Along Came the Model T!: How Henry Ford Put the World on Wheels, 1978

A biography of the developer of the first lightweight, inexpensive automobile.

Arthur Ashe and His Match with History, 1994

Profiles the late tennis legend and social activist who overcame racism to reach the top of the predominately white tennis world and who became a spokesman for civil rights, the American Heart Association, and the fight against AIDS. Simultaneous.

Benjamin Franklin and His Friends, 1991

Describes the life of Benjamin Franklin, inventor, statesman, printer, scientist, and reformer, through the friendships he made with people of all types.

Clara Barton and Her Victory over Fear, 1995

Tells how Clara Barton overcame childhood fears to become a teacher, Civil War nurse, and founder of the American Red Cross.

Clear the Cow Pasture, I’m Coming in for a Landing!: A Story of Amelia Earhart, 1990

A biography of the courageous aviatrix who became the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air.

Don’t You Dare Shoot That Bear!: A Story of Theodore Roosevelt, 1984

A humorous biography of the twenty-sixth president, emphasizing his love of animals and wildlife and his activities as a conservationist.

Here a Plant, There a Plant, Everywhere a Plant, Plant!: A Story of Luther Burbank, 1982

Highlights the life of the plant breeder who developed many new trees, fruit, flowers, vegetables, grains, and grasses and improved many plants and trees already known.

I Did It with My Hatchet: A Story of George Washington, 1989

A humorous rendition of George Washington’s life, which includes both famous and little-known anecdotes

James Madison and Dolley Madison and Their Times, 1994

Describes the background of the country’s fourth president and his wife and their role in the young nation’s history

Mark Twain? What Kind of Name Is That?: A Story of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1984

The life of the famous humorist whose numerous occupations included printer’s apprentice, steamboat pilot, gold miner, frontiersman, and reporter.

Oh, What an Awful Mess!: A Story of Charles Goodyear, 1980

A brief biography of the man who discovered a way to make useful, durable items from rubber.

Old Silver Leg Takes Over!: A Story of Peter Stuyvesant, 1986

A brief biography of the Dutchman who arrived to be governor of New Amsterdam in 1647 and turned it from a muddy village into a well-organized city.

Once upon a Time!: A Story of the Brothers Grimm, 1985

Recounts the lives of two German brothers who collected folktales such as “Hansel and Gretel” and “Rumpelstiltskin” in order to preserve them for future generations.

Pass the Quill, I’ll Write a Draft: A Story of Thomas Jefferson, 1990

Follows the life and accomplishments of the third president, from his birth in 1743 to his retirement to Monticello.

Quick, Annie, Give Me a Catchy Line!: A Story of Samuel F. B. Morse, 1983

A brief biography of the inventor of the world’s first practical telegraph system.

Quit Pulling My Leg!: A Story of Davy Crockett, 1987

A brief illustrated biography of the renowned American frontiersmen.

Stop the Presses, Nellie’s Got a Scoop!: A Story of Nellie Bly, 1992

America’s first female investigative journalist, whose undercover reports helped further social reform at the turn of the century, is the subject of an easy-to-read, light-hearted biography featuring a game based on her trip around the world.

Take Me Out to the Airfield!: How the Wright Brothers Invented the Airplane, 1976

A picture-book biography of the Wright brothers who made the first successful motor-powered flight in the history of mankind.

The Beagle and Mr. Flycatcher: A Story of Charles Darwin, 1983

Relates how Charles Darwin began his career as an unpaid naturalist aboard the brig H.M.S. Beagle on a five-year voyage around South America, during which he began to formulate his revolutionary theory of evolution.

The Boy Who Dreamed of Rockets: How Robert Goddard Became the Father of the Space Age, 1978

A biography of the American physicist responsible for many of the underlying principles of modern rocketry. Includes instructions for a model multistage rocket and an explanation of rocket flight.

The Life of George Washington Together with Curious Anecdotes Equally Honourable to Himself and Exemplary to his Young Countrymen (1974)

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The Man on the Flying Trapeze: The Circus Life of Emmett Kelly, Sr., told with pictures & song!

The circus experiences of Emmett Kelly, Sr., “America’s favorite clown,” are related in verse to be sung to the tune of the familiar song “The Man on the Flying Trapeze.”

Watt Got You Started, Mr. Fulton?: A Story of James Watt and Robert Fulton, 1982

A dual biography focusing on humorous highlights in the lives of James Watt and Robert Fulton, whose respective inventions of the steam engine and the steamboat laid the foundation of modern transportation. This description may be from another edition of this product.

What Has Wild Tom Done Now?: A Story of Thomas Alva Edison, 1981

Highlights the life of the prolific inventor who gave the world such useful items as the electric light, motion pictures, and the phonograph.

Who Let Muddy Boots into the White House?: A Story of Andrew Jackson, 1986

A humorous biography of the first “common man” President, who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who represented the “new” America of the frontier.

Who Said There’s No Man on the Moon?: A Story of Jules Verne, 1985

A biography of the nineteenth-century author whose novels of science fiction adventure predicted space travel, the submarine, and other modern achievements.

Who’s That Girl with the Gun?: A Story of Annie Oakley, 1988

Presents a biography of the famous sharpshooter, discussing her childhood, her success as a performer, and her relationships with such folk heroes of the day as Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull.

Two Slapstick Biographies

A special two-books-in-one reprint edition in paperback of two hardcover books from the popular humorous biography series by Robert Quackenbush that were formerly published by Simon & Schuster.

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