Stories that help you to prepare your
daughter to her financial future

  • When you grow up, what will you be? Any or all of the things that you dream! You could go up to space or design a new car, you could be CEO, you could travel afar. For all your goals, there are two things you’ll need: some money to start and a smart plan indeed. Earning your pennies can be such a joy! But… why should a girl earn less than a boy?

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    A Smart Way To Start

    Financial confidence for kids – Book 1

    A Smart Way To Start teaches children about earning money and equal pay.
    For all the children’s life goals, there are two things they will need: some money to start and a smart plan indeed.
    Children learn how money needs to be earned chore by chore, and how there is no reason whatsoever for a girl to be paid less than a boy for the exact same chore, done equally well.

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    32 pages, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo
    ISBN978-3-9525007-0-5

    £12.50
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  • You earned your first pennies by doing your chores. You saved lots of pennies, so now you have more. But inside your piggy bank, money can’t grow. It lies there quite still, with nowhere to go. What if your pennies could grow day by day, rather than lying there, all locked away?

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    A Smart Way To Save

    Financial confidence for kids – Book 2

    A Smart Way To Save is a rhymed story that encourages children to save their pennies and to enjoy math, using addition and multiplication to calculate how much money is in their piggy bank.
    It goes on to explain how money in a piggy bank cannot grow because it has nowhere to go.
    In order to grow, the pennies need to be put on a savings account. The book explains in very simple terms that interest is what makes money grow over the years.

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    32 pages, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo

    £12.50
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  • You earned lots of pennies and saved quite a few.You have a small wish and you’ll make it come true.You’d like to buy one thing you saw in a store.But once you are there… you want so much more!If you spend wisely, what else might you get? And what if you’re planning to buy a new pet?

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    A Smart Way To Spend

    Financial confidence for kids – Book 3

    A Smart Way to Spend is a rhymed story that explains to children the ponder and plan wisely every spending choice. It is easy to get carried away and spend all one’s pocket money on things that might not be necessary or that might be poor quality and end up in the bin. Often it is wiser to wait, save a bit more, and purchase something of higher quality which will last.

    At the end of the story, discover the link to a SECRET CHAPTER on digital money…

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    32 pages, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo

    £12.50
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  • You read about spending and how to be smart, You learnt about planning, a great way to start. Now what if the money you’re spending this time is digital-only – it’s only online? Money online can’t be touched but it’s there, so you must be wise and take even more care!

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    A Smart Way To Spend – Digital Money

    Financial confidence for kids – Book 3 Secret Chapter

    A Smart Way to Spend Digital Money is a secret chapter that concludes book 3, A Smart Way To Spend. This rhymed story that explains to children that you need to be very careful when spending digital money because with a swipe or a tap it is spent and it’s gone!
    It also explains in a simple way the notion of credit card debt and why it is better to earn and then spend, rather than end up with debt.

    The same way you cannot touch digital money, you cannot touch this book ether. It is DIGITAL ONLY.

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    8 pages, ebook PDF, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo

    £5.00
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  • When spending your pennies, you want to know where your money ends up, and which companies care: Do they care about forests and oceans and seas? Do they care about saving the birds and the bees? Whether you want to eat healthier food, whether you want cleaner energy, too…

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    A Smart Choice To Make

    Financial confidence for kids – Book 4

    A Smart Choice To Make is a rhymed story that teaches children about sustainability and impact. By spending the pennies they earned and saved, children are giving money to firms/brands who make the things they buy. Some firms do better than others in caring for the environment when they produce things.
    If children had their say, would they give money to firms that don’t care or rather to firms that do care for the planet? This book teaches children that they do have a voice because they can make choices that matter with their money.

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    32 pages, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo

    £12.50
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    A Smart Way – Bundle

    Financial confidence for kids – Bundle

    A Smart Way To Start, A Smart Way To Save, A Smart Way To Spend and A Smart Choice To Make in a bundle of four books.
    Read the whole series to your children and teach them in a fun way how to handle every aspect of money.
    The books are rhymed stories about:
    (Book 1) earning money and equal pay,
    (Book 2) saving the hard-earned money,
    (Book 3) learning how to spend it right,
    (Secret Chapter of Book 3) learning how to spend digital money and
    (Book 4) finally doing good for the environment with your pennies.

    By Mara Catherine Harvey
    4x 32 pages + 1x 8 pages PDF, watercolour illustrations by Mariajo Ilustrajo

    £55.00 £44.90
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Many girls' minds have already been set to succeed

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"I couldn’t wait to read it all before I express to you my gratitude for being such an inspirational role model not only for women and men around the world but also for kids. I can’t wait for the launch of the next 3 books and store them in my library for the next generation of girls and boys to get educated on this topic on best way possible. It’s so entertaining, so cleverly written, with its funny sides and still disclosing in a frank way very honest facts with clear message for solution!"

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"I couldn’t wait to read it all before I express to you my gratitude for being such an inspirational role model not only for women and men around the world but also for kids. I can’t wait for the launch of the next 3 books and store them in my library for the next generation of girls and boys to get educated on this topic on best way possible. It’s so entertaining, so cleverly written, with its funny sides and still disclosing in a frank way very honest facts with clear message for solution!"

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"I couldn’t wait to read it all before I express to you my gratitude for being such an inspirational role model not only for women and men around the world but also for kids. I can’t wait for the launch of the next 3 books and store them in my library for the next generation of girls and boys to get educated on this topic on best way possible. It’s so entertaining, so cleverly written, with its funny sides and still disclosing in a frank way very honest facts with clear message for solution!"

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