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How come a tiny sliver of yellow metal is worth more than a big loaf of bread, and a little piece of green paper is worth more than either? Betsy and Giulio Maestro explore the many forms money has taken around the world, from barter to doubloons to greenbacks to credit cards. Full-color illus.

Synopsis:

Explore the many forms money has taken around the world and through history, from doubloons of ages past to contemporary credit cards.

About the Author

Before beginning her career in children's books, Betsy Maestro was a teacher. Her first book with Giulio Maestro was A Wise Monkey Tale published in 1975, and since then they have collaborated on more than one hundred books. Their on-going "American Story" series began with the highly acclaimed The Discovery of the Americas and continues to help young readers understand and appreciate our nation's history.

The Maestros live with two cats and a goldfish in a converted cow barn in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688133047
ill.:
Maestro, Giulio
Author:
Maestro, Giulio
Author:
Akino, Matsuri
Author:
Maestro, Betsy
Author:
by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Money
Subject:
Business & Economics
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Business / Economics
Subject:
Money -- History.
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Money -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Money -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Children s-Money
Edition Number:
1st Mulberry ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
TM 10-4510-206-14
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.625 in 7.6 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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