Ancient Coins Were Shaped Like Hams: and Other Freaky Facts About Coins, Bills, and Counterfeiting

Ancient Coins Were Shaped Like Hams: and Other Freaky Facts About Coins, Bills, and Counterfeiting

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Overview

Money may make the world go around, but whose money is it, where did it come from, and whose idea was it? You will get your money's worth in this book full of facts about coins, bills, counterfeiting, and other interesting money topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404837553
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Freaky Facts
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About 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.

Table of Contents

Halfpennies and one-cent nickels : coins — Tree bark and $2 bills : paper money — Fakes and forgers : counterfeiting — Curious customs : worldly money facts — It's a living : jobs and money.

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