Counting with Common Cents: Penny's Journey

  • The first children's book in a series written by Deirdre McCarthy and illustrated by myself. 

    "Counting with Common Cents: Penny's Journey is a clever children's picture book that takes the reader on a magical counting journey. It's witty rhymes and page turning text encourage the reader to be an active participant throughout the story. The main character, Penny, inspires children to count by ones using pennies as the primary tool. As she travels throughout the magical money tree, she encounters many animals along the way. This book introduces financial literacy to early elementary age school children. It teaches them counting, coin currency, and the value of saving. Counting with Common Cents: Penny's Journey is beautifully illustrated. It is a unique book and a terrific resource."

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