Tripi Visits France is an exceptionally inspirational tale that will ignite the imagination of young readers everywhere! Written in a unique rhyming style and including important lessons about remaining positive in the face of challenges, embracing your differences, and never giving up on your dreams, it's destined to become one of your book lovers favorites!
This is a delightful story about a fly who can't fly, but who longs for adventure! Tripi is unique in his ability to look at the bright side of things. He doesn't let his flightless condition get him down. Tripi is different and special you see; he can talk, read, and write — he can even dance and sing!
In the first installment Tripi Takes Flight, he meets The Great Book at the library. The book talks of tantalizing travel and far-off lands, destinations that he would love to land! Tripi becomes so inspired he hops a transatlantic flight from Chicago to Paris! In this second installment of the series, children will learn several words of French as the story rhymes its way through the South of France and back to the streets of the City of Light — Paris!
Come with Tripi as he takes a boat ride on the river Seine, converses with a Poodle named Pierre, and finds himself amid a daring bunch of high-flying, acrobatic, parachuting grapes in the South of France! Marvel at the architecture of the Eiffel Tower, and see how Tripi travels in his mind and is transported back in time; to the Paris World's Fair of 1889! You'll enjoy meeting Nikola Tesla, Claude Debussy, Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and Sitting Bull himself — Chief of the Sioux Indians! Travel with Tripi as he discovers and experiences all things Parisian! Bon voyage, Tripi!
The imagination is a wondrous thing. We'd love for you to come along, as we rhyme our way through language and song!