The Story of Money

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The Story of Money

By Betsy Maestro; Giulio Maestro (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, Library Binding, 9780395562420, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1993


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.

Praise For The Story of Money

"A windfall for whole-language classrooms and for nonfiction pleasure readers." School Library Journal, Starred