48 pages, 10.5 × 9 × 0.19 in
March 22, 1993
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0395562422
ISBN - 13: 9780395562420
From the Publisher
A history of money, beginning with the barter system in prehistoric times, to the first use of coins and paper money, to the development of the modern monetary system.
About the Author
Giulio Maestro is an author and artist who has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers, including Marvin Terban's GUPPIES IN TUXEDOS: FUNNY EPONYMS and IT FIGURES! FUN FIGURES OF SPEECH. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
From Our Editors
In an easy-to-understand, entertaining way, the Maestros tell the story of money, clearly, accurately, and colorfully tracing the intriguing development of a convenience that affects everyone from cradle to grave. Full color
"A windfall for whole-language classrooms and for nonfiction pleasure readers." School Library Journal, Starred