Here's a Penny

Here's a Penny

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His name is not Penn or Penrose or anything that would make you think of Penny. His real name is William. But when his parents first saw him as a baby, with his red face and red-gold curls, they said, "My goodness. He looks like a brand-new copper penny." And Penny is what they call him.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 129.79 x 193.04 x 11.94mm | 176.9g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1-Simul ed.
  • 0152052259
  • 9780152052256
  • 221,836

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"Proves beyond any doubt that the gifted author . . . knows little boys as well as she knows little girls."--Publishers Weekly
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About Carolyn Haywood

CAROLYN HAYWOOD (1898-1990) was a native of Philadelphia. One of America's most popular authors of children's books, she published her first book, "B" Is for Betsy, in 1939, and wrote more than forty books in all. Many of her own childhood experiences can be found in her novels.
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469 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 40% (188)
4 32% (150)
3 20% (96)
2 6% (26)
1 2% (9)
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