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Marty’s World: Meet Marty!

Meet the protagonist, Marty!

How lovely to see you!
It’s great that you’re here!
I’ll tell you about me, 
and all I hold dear.
My first name is Marty, 
my surname is Banks
and all my friends 
nickname me… 
Miss Smarty Pants!
I really don’t mind though,
it’s cool to be smart,
That’s why my book’s called 
“A Smart Way to Start”.

I’m soon 9 years old and I do love to read:
each book is quite like an adventure, indeed.
When I’m not reading, I go out and play
with all sorts of animals, day after day.
My dream is to study to be a great vet
so I can take care of anyone’s pet!
I’d have my own practice and be CEO,
I’d hire lots of people 
and make my firm grow.

My dad sometimes says 
I should run my own farm,
and rescue lost pets, 
so they come to no harm.
My friends think a start-up 
like “rent your own pet”
would be a great business, 
but I’m not sure yet…
My mum thinks I should 
make my wishes come true,
she says there is nothing that I cannot do,
If I am prepared to work hard every day,
do well at school and do chores to get paid.

That’s what I love least: 
doing my chores.
Some of them really do 
make me feel bored.
But chores must be done,
so I might as well smile,
do them well, do them fast, 
then play for a while.  
And for my big dreams, 
I know what I need:
some money to start, 
and a smart plan indeed!
I’ll share what I’ve learnt 
now my journey’s begun.
This is my story. 
I hope you’ll have fun!

Fun Fact

Did you know that if you search the internet, you’ll find lot of famous men called Marty, but not a single woman!

I think it’s time to change that!

One day, I hope I will be the first world- famous Marty for having done great things to support equality, financial literacy and nature
conservation. 

Favourite Animals
Squirrels, chipmunks and munchkin cats

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Prepare your kids for their financial future

A Smart Way To Start offers financial literacy for kids.
Spend many great moments with your child with this book series.
Thoughtfully written in rhymes and beautifully illustrated in watercolours. 
Your child will learn to earn, save, and spend mindfully, discovering how money choices impact our world.

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