Day 30 Picture Book Frenzy: I Want to Ride the Tap Tap by Danielle Joseph and Olivier Ganthier

Day 30 Picture Book Frenzy: I Want to Ride the Tap Tap by Danielle Joseph and Olivier Ganthier

I Want to Ride the Tap Tap is a day-of-the-week picture book about a Black family who ride the taxi-bus service–called a tap tap–in Haiti, and the fascinating people they meet along the way.

Monday through Saturday, Claude and Manman walk Papa to the tap tap stop, where Claude meets all sorts of interesting people waiting for the tap tap. Claude wants to join Papa, but Claude has classes at school and chores at home…

On Sunday, Manman and Papa have a surprise for Claude–a ride on the tap tap! They go to the beach, where they meet a lady selling mangoes, a fisherman, a straw-hat maker, a steel drummer, and an artist. They show Claude how to fish, make hats, play the drums, and paint. 
I Want to Ride the Tap TapI Want to Ride the Tap Tap by Danielle Joseph
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is such a fun and colorful book of celebration and how sometimes it is worth the wait. A cute story and I think kids will love the colors and the way the words flow.

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I am a middle school teacher who loves to read. I am part of the ARC-sharing group LitReviewCrew and a creator for the YouTube Channel Legit KidLit.

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