Billy Wants It All: Money by James MinterBilly Wants It All: Money by James Minter

Billy Wants It All: Money

byJames MinterIllustratorHelen Rushworth

Hardcover | October 31, 2016

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Suitable for girls and boys aged 7 to 9.

Parents take care of their children’s financial needs until they leave education, but from then on a child needs to be independent financially. It’s therefore crucial that children understand money and how to manage it. In this story there is a lot going on in Billy’s life at school and at home-all of which have a financial costs. The school is looking to introduce tablet computers, and wants parents to make a donation, and there is a new football team being set up requiring new kit and boots. At home Billy’s granddad is facing a medical operation, and he’s coming to convalesce with Billy’s family. Jacko, Billy’s dog has as accident, as has Billy’s father. So extra household bills, plus vet bills, and a new car, all have to be paid for. Billy wants a new skateboard but finds out he cannot have everything all the same time without earning, and saving, his own money.

I am a dad of two grown children, and a stepfather to three more. I started writing five years ago with books designed to appeal to the inner child in adults - very English humour. My daughter Louise, reminded me of the bedtime stories I told her, and suggested I write them down for others to enjoy. I haven't yet, but instead I have wr...
Title:Billy Wants It All: MoneyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:116 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:October 31, 2016Publisher:Minter Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910727261

ISBN - 13:9781910727263


Table of Contents

1 - At The Supermarket, 2 - Tablet Computers For All, 3 - Football And Skateboarding, 4 - Skidding In The Rain, 5 - 'Fetch Jacko', 6 - Bionic Granddad, 7 - Cats In Devon, 8 - Twenty-Pound Note, Get Your Free Activity Book, Book Review, What You Can Learn From 'Billy Wants It All.', Free Chapter: Book 8 - Billy Knows A Secret, For Parents, Teachers, And Guardians: About The 'Billy Books' Series, About The Author, Acknowledgements.

Editorial Reviews

"Billy Wants It All is an absorbing story that's got an exciting finish as Billy conquers his fears and actually competes with kids much older and more experienced than he is. Minter's plot is compelling and designed to reach kids without having them feel that they're being lectured to, and it reads beautifully." Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite.