Penny Wishes by Kimberly Burke-Weiner and illustrated by Fredrika Spillman is a full-color, delightful story written to appeal to older children.
It’s a captivating story that, while originally designed for older children, has full-color illustrations that can appeal to a wider age range, including young adults and adults.
In ‘Penny Wishes,’ you’ll dive into the world of a woman who, every day, throws a penny into the sea and makes a wish. Meanwhile, her neighbors lead exciting lives, chasing their dreams and turning them into reality. However, when a storm unexpectedly returns a lifetime’s worth of pennies, it forces her to reconsider her more passive life choices.
What sets this book apart is the vivid and exciting artwork that brings her neighbors’ dreams to life. The illustrations are so compelling that they’ll spark the imagination of readers of all ages. It’s the kind of book that will make you want to take action, to get out there and start pursuing your dreams.
You’ll find a message that goes beyond the story. It beautifully illustrates that while wishing is a good start, it’s not enough on its own. This book encourages you to turn your wishes into actions and to take steps toward making your dreams come true.
Whether you’re a dreamer, a believer in the power of wishes, or simply someone looking for a heartwarming story with a deeper message, ‘Penny Wishes’ is a book that’s sure to resonate with you. It’s a reminder that our dreams and aspirations can be achieved with a little determination and action.
So, if you’re looking for an engaging and inspiring read, Give ‘Penny Wishes’ a try. It’s a story that will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading it. It will make you want to DO something!
Do you find yourself wishing for world peace, prosperity and love? Well, as this book charmingly illustrates, wishing is not enough.
Softcover ISBN 0-9634637-4-8
Hardcover ISBN 0-9634637-3-x