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I Am Money

I Am Money

Current price: $14.99
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2024
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Wow! I don’t think I’ve ever read a book on money for kids that states that money won’t make you happier and that credit cards can be deceptive. A good look at what money is and can do, and what the different forms of money do and how they work.

René Kirkpatrick, University Book Store, Seattle, WA
January/February 2024 Kids' Indie Next List


Encourage financial literacy in kids of all ages with this fun and engaging picture book from bestselling children's author Julia Cook and financial expert Garrett Gunderson!

Who better to teach kids about money than MONEY himself? As readers follow along in this delightful, easy-to-understand picture book, they'll learn: 

  • how to earn money
  • how to save money
  • how to spend money (wisely)
  • and the most important thing: how to give it away to help others!

Kids will also be introduced to the different forms money can take like cash, cards, and even crypto! Additional fun facts and money tips in the back , make this book a great classroom resource, teaching tool for curious kids, or first finance book for aspiring entrepreneurs!

About the Author

JULIA COOK, a former teacher and school counselor, writes books for children that let them laugh while learning to solve their own problems, use better behavior and develop healthy relationships.

GARRETT GUNDERSON is an entrepreneur who became a multimillionaire by the age of twenty-six. Garrett coaches elite business owners in the financial services industry. His book, Killing Sacred Cows, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Praise for I Am Money

"A great introduction to the world of money… kids will love the appealing illustrations." — Youth Services Book Review

"An educational and uplifting foundation in financial mindsets and rules of thumb." — Kirkus Reviews

"A wonderful financial literacy picture book for the kindergarten to third grade level (a rare accomplishment). The messages [are] delivered with the right balance of simplicity and detail for youngsters and coupled with entertaining illustrations that invite playful but thoughtful discussions between parent and child. " — FamZoo

"Refreshing…the basic economic lessons blend seamlessly with the social-emotional aspects. This offering makes a great read-aloud and should start some interesting discussion." — Booklist