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John McDonald's Maine Trivia

A Storyteller's Useful Guide to Useless Information

Softcover, 144 pages, 5,5 x 8.5, Nonfiction

ISBN: 978-1-934031-73-5

Availability: In stock


Available as an e-book in these formats:
Amazon Kindle
Barnes & Noble Nook
Apple iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch

About this Book:

Professional storyteller John McDonald, author of the now-classic A Moose and a Lobster Walk into a Bar, offers up his unique take on Maine trivia. John delivers an educational and hilarious mix of basic and fun facts about the Pine Tree State, including, of course, more than a few wicked funny stories, and the illustrations by Mark Ricketts add spice to the stories.

For example, did you know the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Maine in 1775? That Maine boasts 65 "Mud Ponds"? That Maine Sen. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to have her name placed in nomination for the U.S. Presidency at a major party's convention?

Readers are sure to learn a lot about both the Pine Tree State and the United States, as well as have a few laughs in the process. 

John McDonald's Maine Trivia
John McDonald

About this Author

John McDonald, now regarded as a dean of Maine storytelling, got his start as a performer playing at local Downeast Maine events in the 1970s before catching his first big break when he was asked to perform on stage w



About this Illustrator

Mark Scott Ricketts is a Maine-based Arkansas-born illustrator who has enjoyed national success in advertising, graphic novels, and comic books, including as author of several Iron Man comics. Ricketts published A Fla