Heidi Fiedler, Brendan Kearney
Full of fun and funny illustrations, The Know-Nonsense Guide to Money explains the basics of saving, spending, and other lessons in ways that kids will understand.
Fuzzy on finances? Bamboozled by banks, budgets, and bitcoins? Perplexed by the difference between debit and credit cards? The Know-Nonsense Guide to Money has your back on all things financial, fiscal, and flummoxing!
This easy-to-read guide is packed with simple definitions, memorable examples, and funny illustrations to make the way we use currency throughout the world something anyone can understand. You will also discover the tools needed to develop good money-management habits.
With each turn of the page you’ll learn a new basic concept about money, including:
- Types of money (coins, bills, checks, plastic, bitcoins, exchange rate)
- Earning (income, earning power, entrepreneur, profit and loss, and crowdfunding)
- Saving (financial goals, banks, interest, and investing)
- Spending (expenses, needs vs. wants, taxes, budgets, buying memories, and sharing)
- Borrowing (debt and credit)
With a lighthearted approach, The Know-Nonsense Guide to Money turns serious and important topics into concepts that are approachable and fun for everyone. You’ll love learning so much, you might even laugh out loud!
Also available from the Know Nonsense Series: The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar
Heidi Fiedler has written and edited more than 300 books for clients ranging from Target to Barnes & Noble. As a former editor for Teacher Created Materials, she has a wealth of editorial and writing experience, including more than 180 nonfiction books in partnership with Time for Kids; 90 picture books, chapter books, and middle-grade novels; plus a wide variety of activity books and arts and crafts books.
Brendan Kearney is a children’s book illustrator based in St. Albans. His unique and quirky portfolio includes work for some of the UK’s largest publishers.