A coin is a piece of history you can hold in your hand!
Coins are mostly round, made of metal, and have different values. They come in many different sizes, and some have historical faces on them, or animals, or even buildings.
Lots and Lots of Coins is full of fun facts and insights about the history of coins and the money we use today. You’ll never look at your piggy bank the same way again!
About Lots and Lots of Coins
What’s better than spending the day with Dad doing something you both love? Like coin collecting! In this follow-up to the bestselling The Button Box, a young boy discovers the joys of being a numismatist. He finds out about the value of coins, what people used before coins, and why historical images and people appear on coins. Margarette S. Reid and True Kelley present a colorful and exuberant look at one of America’s favorite hobbies. Educators and parents will appreciate how Lots and Lots of Coins introduces math, language arts, and social studies concepts.
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“With an upbeat tone and plenty of interesting facts, this is a fine introduction to coin collecting for young children.” —Booklist “This book would serve as a fine introduction for budding numismatists.” —School Library Journal
Published by Puffin Books Mar 06, 2014| 32 Pages| 8 x 10| 6-8 years| ISBN 9780147510594
Published by Dutton Books for Young Readers Mar 31, 2011| 32 Pages| 8 x 10| 6-8 years| ISBN 9780525478799