Benny's Pennies

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Random House Children's Books, Jul 1, 1995 - Fiction - 32 pages
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Benny McBride starts his day with five new pennies and is determined to spend them all. His mother wants him to buy something beautiful. His brother wants something good to eat. His sister wants something nice to wear. Benny knows his dog and cat would like something too. With the help of generous and thoughtful neighbors, Benny fulfills each request with a penny and arrives home loaded with five but simple gifts.

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User Review  - cejerry97 - LibraryThing

This is a math story about a little boy named Benny who has five pennies. Benny goes around the town, spending his pennies according to what his family asks him to buy. Benny buys five items that each ... Read full review

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story about a boy who has five pennies and wants to spend them all. As he walks along, he comes across a woman cutting roses, a girl baking cookies, a boy making paper hats, a fisherman catching fish ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Pat Brisson is the author of Kate books illustrated by rick Brown: Your Best Friend Kate, Kate Heads West, and Kate on the Coast. All are widely used in whole-language classrooms.

Bob Barnerhas illustrated many picture books, including Doubleday's The Elevator/Escalator Book, which he also wrote.

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