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A charming introduction to simple money concepts in which a little bunny learns about the power and satisfaction that come with saving money.
Honey earns two carrots a week for taking care of her siblings. Her FIVE siblings who are so loud and bouncy, she wishes she had a playhouse of her own to get some peace and quiet. So what's a bunny to do? Get creative and figure out a savings plan--even if it means forgoing a treat or two. But saving is worth it because with a little patience and perseverance, Honey will be able to make her dream come true! This book is part of the internationally acclaimed Moneybunny series, which also includes Give It!, Spend It!, and Earn It!
About the Author
Cinders McLeod also wrote and illustrated the Moneybunny Books Give It!, Spend It!, and Earn It! and is the creator of the book and comic strip Broomie Law. Her illustrations have appeared in The Guardian, The Express, The Observer, The Independent, Herald Scotland, The Scotsman, The Globe and Mail, and Macleans, and on CBC television. Her work has been recognized by the Society for News Design, the National Magazine Awards, the National Newspaper Awards, and The Guinness Book of Records. Cinders is also a recorded singer-songwriter-double bassist, a Gaelic language student, and a mother of two. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
“Young Honey Moneybunny is in need of a sanctuary from her rambunctious little siblings. . . . McLeod introduces a smart alternative to straight saving: saving a portion of each week's take so that Honey can enjoy some treats from her allowance yet continue to save at the same time, albeit at a slower rate. It is about as painless an introduction to division as one could hope for. To top it off, the story also introduces the act of patience. . . . Honey is such a charmer, and she goes about her task with such good-natured earnestness—and the language of the book is so consolingly you-can-do-it—that you can't help but cheer for her. . . . A well-tempered experiment in having your (carrot) cake and eating it too, with a moderate test of forbearance.”—Kirkus Reviews
“An engaging picture book on basic financial literacy that specifically focuses on developing good habits, such as management, working hard, and responsible spending. . . . Also demonstrates some basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication, which educators and caregivers can build upon. With the charming cartoon designs, personable handwritten text, and relatable narrative keeping their attention, many children will find it easier to absorb this fundamental topic. An engaging addition for early grade classes learning the most basic aspects of financial literacy and responsibility. By far, one of the most age-appropriate books on this topic.”—School Library Journal