Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story by Lynn Joseph
Carnival is supposed to be a happy time, but Lily wishes it were over. Her family has been working on the gorgeous hummingbird costume for months, but it’s Lily’s big sister, Christine, who will wear it at the Children’s Carnival.
Lily doesn’t want to wait till next year for her chance to jump up in costume. She wants to play mas now!
How Christine’s big day turns out to be a big day for Lily as well makes a satisfying story, with lilting dialogue and pastel illustrations that capture the tropical colors and vibrant energy of Carnival in Trinidad.
Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story
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This book is ideal for age Range: 5 – 8 years
Lynn Joseph (Author) Linda Saport (Illustrator)
Lynn Joseph was born and raised on the island of Trinidad and is the author of books for children that feature her beloved home of Trinidad & Tobago, including A Wave in Her Pocket, The Mermaid’s Twin Sister, An Island Christmas, and Coconut Kind of Day.
For more information about Lynn Joseph visit www.lynnjosephauthor.com Or follow her on Twitter @Lynnjoseph1 or on Facebook at Lynn Joseph Books.