Benny's Pennies

Benny's Pennies

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An easy-to-understand children's story about financial literacy and the value of giving and saving--even five pennies! Benny McBride starts his day with five new pennies and is determined to spend them all. His mother wants him to buy something beautiful. His brother wants something good to eat. His sister wants something nice to wear. Benny knows his dog and cat would like something too. With the help of generous and thoughtful neighbors, Benny fulfills each request with a penny and arrives home with five but simple gifts.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 203 x 260 x 5.08mm | 113g
  • Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0440410169
  • 9780440410164
  • 342,879

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Benny McBride starts his day with five new pennies and is determined to spend them all. His mother wants him to buy something beautiful. His brother wants something good to eat. His sister wants something nice to wear. Benny knows his dog and cat would like something too. With the help of generous and thoughtful neighbors, Benny fulfills each request with a penny and arrives home loaded with five but simple gifts.
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About Pat Brisson

PAT BRISSON is a former teacher and the author of a number of children's and YA books, including Benny's Pennies. She lives in Phillipsburg, NJ. For more info about her writing and school visits, go to patbrisson.com. BOB BARNER has illustrated many picture books using a paper collage technique, including Dem Bones; The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos; and Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! Learn more about his work at bobbarner.com.
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Rating details

126 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (48)
3 29% (36)
2 6% (7)
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