Show Me the Money

96 pages
Dorling Kindersley (July 1, 2008)
ISBN-10: 140532189X
ISBN-13: 978-1405321891

The world of money can seem a complex and often confusing place. Interest rates, inflation, stocks and shares... it's a bewildering subject that's difficult to unravel.

Alvin Hall’s award-winning children’s book cuts through the jargon to explain the basics of how money, finance, business and the economy work.

Find out...
—how the ancient practice of barter led to today's system of banking
—the different between free trade and fair trade
—how people have won and lost large fortunes

Show Me the Money is full of things to discover, from learning whether the bank really will give you gold for your cash to seeing how ethical trading make a different to people's lives.


Bank Street College of Education, Bank Street Book Committee

Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2009

National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC)

Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, 2009