Teeny Weeny Penny

by Shenaaz Nanji

One day, young Shaira finds a teeny weeny penny in the garden. It becomes her lucky penny, which, she soon discovers, everyone seems to want. But only her father knows how special her penny is.

After playing some games, Shaira ends up with three more pennies. Her teeny weeny penny did bring her luck. Now she is able to give the others the penny they wanted and they think it’s the one she found.

Only Shaira knows she still has her own lucky penny.


This is a simple story which reflects the innocence of the special times of childhood and is a wonderful selection to read just for the gleeful rhythm of the language. It’s also a fun way to introduce a unit on read more