Surbiton High School

The Great Pet Sale by Mike Inkpen

money. They counted up the pence as the story went along until they had 100p or £1. To make sure they had the right amount of money, they placed their pennies on a 100 square. The boys then ran their own pet shop using 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins. They wrote labels for the animals in the pet shop, making sure they wrote a ‘p’ for pence after the amount. The pet shop assistants wrote care plans on how to look after your pet for the new pet owners. The monkeys were very popular pets to own.

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