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A Penny In My Pocket: A Heartwarming Tale of Generosity for the Holiday Season



With the holiday season just around the corner, what better time to snuggle up with your little ones and share a delightful story that embodies the true spirit of giving? "A Penny In My Pocket" by the award-winning author of the popular book "What If We Were All The Same!" is not just a children's picture book; it's a journey into the world of money, choices, and, most importantly, the incredible impact of small acts of kindness.


At its core, the book teaches a valuable lesson that resonates with readers of all ages: you don't need to have a lot to make a significant difference in someone's life. Stevie, our young protagonist, embarks on a simple trip to the grocery store with his mother, but little does he know that this outing will shape his understanding of spending, saving, and the joy of giving.



The vivid illustrations bring Stevie's adventure to life, capturing the essence of the story and creating heartwarming moments that will stay with your child long after the book is closed. The narrative beautifully unfolds, revealing the true value of a penny and the power that lies in seemingly small gestures.



As parents, we understand the importance of instilling values like gratitude and appreciation in our children. "A Penny In My Pocket" does just that, subtly weaving in lessons about being grateful for what we have and the joy that comes from helping others. In a world often consumed by materialism, this book is a gentle reminder of the significance of generosity and compassion.




With the holiday season approaching, consider making "A Penny In My Pocket" a cherished tradition in your family. This heartwarming story is a perfect read year-round, especially during this festive time of giving. The book's message aligns seamlessly with the spirit of the holidays, making it a thoughtful and meaningful gift for children and families alike.


The positive reception and wonderful reviews "A Penny In My Pocket" has garnered highlight its universal appeal. Readers appreciate its sweet and thoughtful narrative and the valuable life lessons it imparts. It's not just a book; it's an experience that fosters empathy, kindness, and a deeper understanding of the power of small gestures.


An interesting children's picture book. Educates children about using money. The illustrations are lovely, colourful and bright too. It's a thumbs up from me.

So, as you plan your holiday reading list, consider adding "A Penny In My Pocket" to the mix. Whether for your child or as a gift for someone special, this picture book promises to create lasting memories and inspire a sense of generosity that extends far beyond its pages. After all, what better gift to share in the season of giving than a story that warms the heart and nurtures the spirit of kindness?


" C.M. Harris's picture book story, A Penny In My Pocket, is a clever look at money, financing, and making hard decisions on what is more important to purchase. It's also a compassionate look at charity and caring for those less fortunate. Money issues are difficult for young people to grasp, especially if they live in a home where they have just about everything they need and more. The author has carefully approached this issue by taking young Stevie on a shopping excursion with his Mommy and fielding his questions in the same way the young reader might challenge their parents. Stevie's Mommy is careful how she answers him, making him think deeply about the consequences of his money-spending decisions. Beautifully illustrated and told with care and compassion, this is a story that will both warm hearts and educate young readers to value their money and to consider helping those less fortunate."


C.M. Harris values diversity and inclusion and encourages literacy for all children! A Penny In My Pocket is now available in Spanish! Un penique en mi bolsillo. You can purchase the Spanish edition here.


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