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There Are Millions of Millionaires: And Other Freaky Facts about Earning, Saving, and Spending

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A penny save is a penny earned, and millions of millionaires can prove it! Invest your time in this book and learn freaky financial facts about bills, taxes, valuables, banks, credit, and more. This is one book you can bank on—with interest!
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Overview

A penny save is a penny earned, and millions of millionaires can prove it! Invest your time in this book and learn freaky financial facts about bills, taxes, valuables, banks, credit, and more. This is one book you can bank on—with interest!
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Shirley Nelson
Young people have many questions about money, and some of them may be answered in this short, fact-filled book. Ancient Babylonians used temples as banks and actually wrote checks on clay tablets. Currently, there is a bank in Colorado for children only. Parents are not allowed to make changes in an account without the child's signature. Some people in the South Pacific still use heavy stone wheels as currency, while others use very light bird feathers. Throughout history, even fish bones and woodpecker scalps have been used as currency. Albert Einstein said that taxes are the most difficult thing to understand, and that is clear when one notes that the United States tax code has increased from 16 pages to over 9000 since 1916. Facts appear in boxes on colorful, illustrated pages. The format is a bit busy, but young readers will delight in sharing these fun facts with their peers and adults. As with other books in the "Freaky Facts" series, a glossary, index, and list of sources are included. Reviewer: Shirley Nelson
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Meet the Author

Barbara Seuling was born in Brooklyn, New York. She spent many years as a children's book editor, publishing her first book at that time. Since then, she has also written The Teeny Tiny Woman, which she also illustrated, Winter Lullaby, and Oh No, It’s Robert.

Barbara is a member of the board of advisors of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also the founder and director of The Manuscript Workshop, a workshop for writers of children’s books.

Barbara has received the Christopher Medal and the Award of the American Institute of Graphic Artists.

Barbara lives in New York City and has a country home in Vermont.

Growing up in a small town with no cable (and parents who were teachers), reading was the only thing to do. Since then, Christianne Jones has read about a bazillion books and written more than 50. Christianne works as an editor and lives in Minnesota with her husband and three daughters.

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