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Pretty Penny Sets up Shopby Devon Kinch
Synopses & Reviews
Pretty Penny has lots of big ideas. For instance, she wants to throw a birthday party for her grandmother, Bunny, but there is only one problem--she doesn't have any money What's a creative, industriousgirl to do? When Penny notices that Bunny's attic is cluttered with old things that still have value, Penny has an idea--create a Small Mall Penny will have to clean up and set up shop in the attic to sell theold items to earn the money for Bunny's surprise celebration. Author/illustrator Devon Kinch has created a charming, stylish character with a signature look, just like such classic children's book characters as Madeline, Eloise, Pippi Longstocking, and Olivia--Penny is never without her fuschia purse With Pretty Penny's help, kids can get money savvy
From the Hardcover edition.
Six-year-old Pretty Penny wants to have a birthday party for her grandmother, but first she must earn some money.
About the Author
\DEVON KINCH is a designer and illustrator who struck upon the idea for Pretty Penny while successfully repairing her own relationship with money after years of accruing debilitating debt. The Pretty Penny series became her thesis work at the Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts. It is Devon's belief that young children can avoid financial trouble by learning how to establish a healthy relationship with money at an early age through fun, creative storytelling. This is her first children's book.
Born and raised in Ramsey, New Jersey, Devon studied painting and art history as an undergraduate and earned her Master's Degree in Design from the School of Visual Arts in 2009. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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