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Pretty Purple Piggy Bank: Book Cover

Written by Ron Ryan

Illustrated by Kseniia Dolhopolova

Ages: 2-6 | 40 Pages

Publisher: TotPlots | ISBN-13: 9780578737959

What to Expect: Money, saving, counting, charity, helping others.

What are piggy banks for? Piggy banks are for when you help out in the kitchen or at the local animal shelter. They’re for when you have your own lemonade or snow-cone stand, or when you really need a new piano. They’re for when you have a penny, or a nickel, or a dime, or a quarter—or more! Piggy banks are for saving, for spending, and for giving to others. Pretty Purple Piggy Bank teaches readers about the different coin denominations in a dollar and the many ways we earn, save, spend, and donate our money.

Lots of children keep a piggy bank, but it can be difficult for children to grasp the value of money when so many essentials and desirables are handled by adults. In Pretty Purple Piggy Bank, readers see children earning money in many ways and learn that when you save individual pennies, they soon add up to much more. Using catchy rhymes and adorable cartoon illustrations, this book presents the idea of earning and saving (and some spending too) with humor, emphasizing that saving and sharing money with others is both fun and rewarding.

Pretty Purple Piggy Bank is a fun way to introduce children to money and spending.

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Illustration of Ron Ryan and Kseniia Dolhopolova

About the Author

Always a kid at heart, Ron’s writing is fun and imaginative. It’s meant to inspire, motivate, and enchant young minds. 

He is the founder of TotPlots, a new imprint celebrating children’s books that fascinate the big imaginations of curious little ones one page at a time. 
Ron crafts wonderful stories meant to bring out the best in his characters as well as the readers. He takes pride in creating stories that are as much fun for teachers and parents to read as they are for children.

His first rhyming children’s picture book, ‘Pretty Purple Piggy Bank’, is whimsical, yet with a lesson to teach. The story shows the importance of saving, spending, and planning for the future. 

Follow TotPlots on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok: @TotPlots.

About the Illustrator

Kseniia Dolhopolova is an illustrator from Ukraine. From early childhood she was fond of different crafts and dreamed about art as her profession. She has over 8 years of 3D polymer clay modeling experience and a few years of creating children’s book illustrations, prints, postcards, town sketches, and textile design.

To see more of Kseniia’s artwork follow her on Facebook and Instagram: @kseniiartist.

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July 19, 2021 at 11:30PM Bianca Schulze