Piggy Bank Problemsby Fran Manushkin, Tammie Lyon
Even though Katie's dad works at a bank, she prefers to keep her money in her piggy bank. But what happens when she drops her piggy and it breaks?
Children's Literature - Phyllis KennemerKatie and JoJo have filled their piggy banks and they love the jingling sound. JoJo announces that she is taking her money to the bank. Katie and her dad decide to accompany JoJo. Pedro joins them along the way. Katie is disappointed to discover that there are no piles of money laying around in the bank. JoJo gives all the money from her piggy bank to the teller who promises to keep it safe. Dad asks Katie if she would like to deposit her money, but Katie wants to keep it in the piggy bank. As Katie is rushing to help someone, she trips. Her piggy bank falls and breaks. Money rolls everywhere. She gets lots of help in picking it up and then she deposits it in the bank. Dad buys her a new piggy bank on the way home and supplies some quarters so it will jingle. The end pages include a 5-word glossary, three discussion questions, three writing prompts, directions for making a piggy bank out of a 2-liter soda bottle, and a suggested website with more activities. Part of the “Katie Woo” series. Reviewer: Phyllis Kennemer, Ph.D. AGERANGE: Ages 6 to 8.
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