Benny McBride starts his day with five new pennies and is determined to spend them all. His mother wants him to buy something beautiful. His brother wants something good to eat. His sister wants something nice to wear. Benny knows his dog and cat would like something too. With the help of generous and thoughtful neighbors, Benny fulfills each request with a penny and arrives home loaded with five but simple gifts.
About the Author
Former teacher and librarian Pat Brisson is the author of numerous picture books and chapter books, including The Summer My Father Was Ten; Tap-Dance Fever; and Wanda's Roses. Visit her online at patbrisson.com.
Bob Barner has illustrated many picture books using a paper collage technique, including Dem Bones; The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos; and Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! Learn more about his work at bobbarner.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Benny's Pennies is a great book for emerging readers to learn about money and counting while practicing their beginning reading skills..