Rap a Tap Tap: Here’s Bojangles – Think of That!

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With bold paintings and a simple, rhyming text, Caldecott Medalists Leo & Diane Dillon bring young readers a rap a tap tap celebration of dance that will have readers clapping and tapping along. “There once was a man who danced in the street / He brought pleasure and joy to the people he’d greet / He didn’t just dance, he made art with his feet / Rap a tap tap — think of that!” This simple book for young children has the added bonus of describing the life of a ground-breaking African-American tap dancer. Bill “Bojangles” Robinson was one of the most popular entertainers of the 1920s-30s. People said he “talked with his feet,” and in the Dillons’ graceful paintings of old New York, he dances from page to page to the tune of a toe-tapping rhyme. Rap a tap tap — think of that!

Book Details

  • Author: Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
  • Illustrator: Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
  • Publisher: The Blue Sky Press
  • Series:
  • Type: Hardcover
  • Licences: Scholastic

Book Specifications

  • Language: English
  • Publish Date: 9/1/2002
  • Pages: 32
  • Trim: 8-1/2 x 11 (in inches)
  • Grade Level: Pre-K to 3
  • Age Level: 4 to 8
  • ISBN: 9780590478830

Developmental Areas

Reading will help develop in these areas:

  • Communicative Skills
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Social and Emotional Skills

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