Book Cover Image of Tap-Tap by Karen Lynn Williams

by , Illustrated by Catherine Stock

    Publication Date: Sep 18, 1995
    List Price: $7.99
    Format: Paperback, 48 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780395720868
    Imprint: Clarion Books
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Parent Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Paperback Description:

    After helping her mother sell fruit all day in the hot marketplace, Sasifi uses her newly earned coins for a coveted ride home in a tap-tap, a Haitian jitney… . The smoothly written text is enhanced by beautiful watercolor paintings, done in the tranquil and shimmering hues of the Caribbean, that capture the sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and textures of the vibrant Haitian countryside and its distinctive populace. A satisfying journey. Booklist, ALA

    Add this simple story about Haiti to the growing list of high-quality picture books set in the Caribbean. Kirkus Reviews

    Lively storytelling and illustrations … There are many humorous moments in this sweet slice-of-life story; its brisk pace will keep youngsters engaged. School Library Journal

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