Synopses & Reviews
A sweet, funny lesson in economics as only Lola can teach it
Lola has lots of pocket money and is very excited to buy a new toy in the gift shop on a trip to the zoo. But she spends a little here and there, and before she knows it, she doesn't have enough left for her toy. Big brother Charlie shares his money, but then isn't able to get the book he wanted. With her typical exuberance, when Lola finds this out, she begins saving everything: a tangerine from lunch, bread for the ducks at the pond, and most importantly, her pocket change. Finally, she is able to help out her big brother when he needs a few extra coins.
With a focus on frugality, the latest in the award-winning series is a terrific helper for those just learning about money.
Lola wants to win every game against her older brother Charlie, even if it means making up creative shortcuts.
Competitive Lola learns that maybe having the upper hand isn't as important as "lending" a hand when a brother or sister could use a little help. Full color.
Lola always always always has to win! No matter what games she and Charlie play, Lola always triumphs. What will happen when Charlie devises a strategy for a game that surely he will win? When playtime is through, Charlie and Lola have learned that maybe having the upper hand isn’t as important as lending a hand when a brother or a sister could use a little help.
About the Author
Lauren Child won the Kate Greenaway Medal for the first Charlie and Lola book. She lives in London, England.