The Story Of Money

Paperback | April 25, 1995

byBetsy Maestro

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Explore the many forms money has taken around the world and through history, from doubloons of ages past to contemporary credit cards.

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How come a tiny sliver of yellow metal is worth more than a big loaf of bread, and a little piece of green paper is worth more than either? Betsy and Giulio Maestro explore the many forms money has taken around the world, from barter to doubloons to greenbacks to credit cards. Full-color illus

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Explore the many forms money has taken around the world and through history, from doubloons of ages past to contemporary credit cards.

Betsy Maestro is the author of the "American Story" series, illustrated by her husband, Giulio. She has also written several other non-fiction picture books, including the Let's-Read-And-Find-Out science books How Do Apples Grow? and Why Do Leaves Change Color? The Maestros live in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 10.25 × 8.62 × 0.68 inPublished:April 25, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0688133045

ISBN - 13:9780688133047

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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How come a tiny sliver of yellow metal is worth more than a big loaf of bread, and a little piece of green paper is worth more than either? Betsy and Giulio Maestro explore the many forms money has taken around the world, from barter to doubloons to greenbacks to credit cards. Full-color illus