Alexander Hamilton: The Fighting Founding Father!

Illustrated by Kelly Tindall and John Roshell
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About The Book

A fascinating and entertaining biography of Alexander Hamilton, in graphic novel format.

Alexander Hamilton: The Fighting Founding Father! tells the story of one of the most ambitious and controversial figures in American history in a graphic novel format. From a rough childhood on the Caribbean island of Nevis to the highest levels of American politics, Alexander Hamilton’s life was filled with adventure, conflict, and controversy. Full-color illustrations and an entertaining narrative make this graphical biography of America’s first Secretary of the Treasury accessible for readers of all ages.

About The Author

Mark Shulman has been writing his entire life, including nonfiction books for every age, picture books, preschool books, trivia books, sticker books, a voodoo book, movie tie-ins, comics, and authorized biographical picture books of Oscar de la Hoya (the boxer) and Shamu (the whale). His novel, Scrawl, was named an ALA Best Fiction title. Mark's also written TV commercials, ads, brochures, marketing plans, stand-up comedy, NPR local news, New York City tours (for bus and foot), a Times Square billboard, and a slogan for a fishing contest. All in all, Mark's written more books than Jonathan, the oldest living tortoise, has had birthdays.

About The Illustrator

Kelly Tindall, the award-winning writer/artist of The Adventurers: Love You Very So Much and the Strangebeard series, makes one heck of a good sandwich. He lives in Edmonton, Canada, with his wife and two daughters.

John Roshell is a co-founder of Comicraft, the lettering and design studio best known for pioneering the process of digitally lettering comic books. He has lettered thousands of comics for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Blizzard, and more; created hundreds of typefaces widely used in comics and video games; and designed loads of logos for franchises like the Avengers, Daredevil, Black Panther, and Angry Birds. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife Starshine, two boys, and a somewhat ugly dog.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Portable Press (March 2019)
  • Length: 96 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781684125432
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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