Have you ever wondered how you can make some extra spending money as a kid?
The newest title in the How Do series provides tons of ideas and over 20 tips and facts on how to make some extra cash by doing jobs or selling goods in your neighborhood. Suggested jobs include:
• Selling cookies, lemonade, or cupcakes
• House sitting
• Pet sitting
• Mowing lawns
• Planting flowers
• Shoveling snow
• Trimming bushes
• Washing cars and bikes
• Pet grooming
• Tech support and digital organization
• Holiday decorating and storage
Each idea is presented through diagrams, illustrations, and informative and engaging text to help young readers find ways they can use their skills, knowledge, and resources to start their own business. Budgeting tips and money management skills are also explored in the back pages of the book.
About the How Do series: These fully illustrated nonfiction picture books are a great introduction to various STEM topics. Each title includes facts and figures, simple diagrams, and hilarious illustrations and is written in a question-and-answer format to encourage readers to ask questions and guess the answers before exploring the science behind the correct answers.
Kate Hayes loves shopping and always has, so from a very young age she knew she needed to make money. Kate is a recent graduate from the business program at The University of Tennessee. She now works in supply chain management for a successful jewelry company and is continuing to grow and learn there. Kate’s desire to learn more about business stems from her interest in one day owning her own business—an interest that grew through her various money making efforts growing up. As the daughter of two entrepreneurial parents, both of whom had multiple businesses, Kate has learned there are a lot of different and interesting ways to make money. And that’s not just true for adults, many of those ways are available to kids too!
Srimalie Bassani lives and works in Mantova, Italy. Her mother has always encouraged her artistic expression, and she is the inspiration for her passion. Her work is full of surprises. She always tries to diversify her style based on every story she illustrates. It's almost impossible to remove her from her writing desk, where she keeps a stack of books and teacups of many colors.