Not a Copper Penny in Me House

written by Monica Gunning
illus.by Frané Lessac
Boyds Mill Press/USA
Pan Macmillan/UK
Letterbox Library UK

  • 1994 Notable Children’s Book/Language Arts/National Council of Teachers USA
  • 1994 Américas Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award – Commended

A collection of poems that portray one child’s life in the Caribbean. The book gives a glimpse of some of the hardships and joyful adventures of a Caribbean childhood. The poems’ descriptive passages and images are complemented by full colour paintings.

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