||Who is Charlie the Nickel?
Charlie the Nickel is the story of an atom of Nickel, who takes an astonishing journey which begins in the depths of space and ends in the palm of your hand. Charlie's journey takes him on a ride through Earth's atmosphere, to the bottom of a mine, into a foundry, and even to the US mint. Charlie's story is likely to teach anyone who reads it, young or old, a few things about nickel's they never even dreamed of.
Written by Jack Trummble, a retired engineer and grandfather, Charlie's story is filled with educational facts while still remaining accessible to its young audience. Illustrated by newcomer Gene Koch III, this charming story is given an almost fairytale atmosphere.
No matter who you are, young or old, you're likely to fall in love with this little atom's story.