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One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All about Money (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)by Bonnie Worth
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THE CAT IN the Hat puts to rest any notion that money grows on trees in this super simple look at numismatics, the study of money and its history. Beginning with the ancient practice of bartering, the Cat explains various forms of money used in different cultures, from shells, feathers, leather, and jade to metal ingots to coins (including the smallest—the BB-like Indian fanam—and the largest—the 8-foot-wide, ship-sinking limestone ones from the Islands of Yap!), to the current king of currency, paper. Also included is a look at banking, from the use of temples as the first banks to the concept of gaining or paying interest, and a step-by-step guide to minting coins. A fascinating introduction is bound to change young readers appreciation for change!
The Cat in the Hat puts to rest any notion that money grows on trees, in this super simple look at numismatics, the study of money and its history. This fascinating introduction to money also looks at banking, and includes a step-by-step guide to minting coins. Full color.
Learn to count and save money with George in thisand#160;storybook with bonus pop-out coin bank! When George sees a shiny red train in the toy store, he earns and saves up his money, only to accidentally lose his piggy bank. Will he able to find his earnings andand#160;buy hisand#160;brand new toy? This humorous story offers up wonderful lessons in saving--and sharing!
When George decides to save up for that special red train in the toy store, he doesnand#8217;t realize how long it will takeand#8212;or how hard heand#8217;ll have to work for his money. But when the time finally arrives to take his very full piggy bank to the toy storeand#8212;surprise!and#8212;George loses it. Can this day, and Georgeand#8217;s hard-won earnings, be saved?
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About the Author
Bonnie Worth is the author of countless books for young readers. She lives in Middletown, New York.
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