The Yoyo & the Piggy Bank by Susan Werner ThoresenThe Yoyo & the Piggy Bank by Susan Werner Thoresen

The Yoyo & the Piggy Bank

bySusan Werner ThoresenIllustratorKeith Eveland

Hardcover | May 5, 2015

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Anna’s pal Jackson dazzles her with his bright-green yoyo, inspiring Anna to buy her own. But how? Anna’s mother encourages her to earn the money herself, providing Anna with an heirloom piggy bank for saving (and rattling!) her coins. Neighbors offer paying chores and teach Anna some wicked tricks for the sparkly purple yoyo she wants from Mr. Jones’s store. The colorful illustrations capture the joy Anna feels earning her coins, learning about money, and shaking her humongous piggy bank as she nears her goal.
Author Susan Werner Thoresen has educated on financial literacy to elementary schools, retirees, and local governments, as cable TV host, school board member, and financial adviser. She enjoyed the mentorship of Else Holmelund Minarik, author of the Little Bear books, and received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship. She...
Title:The Yoyo & the Piggy BankFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.35 × 8.3 × 0.4 inPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:Peter E. Randall PublisherLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942155050

ISBN - 13:9781942155058


Editorial Reviews

“I welcome this book and the lessons within—it sweetens the joy of yoyo'ing, as it teaches us how to accomplish a goal. It does a marvelous job illustrating this valuable lesson.”—Rae Dawn Chong, actress, writer, producer