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Magda's tío has purchased the perfect piñata for her little brother's birthday. In fact, Gabriel's piñata is so perfect that he insists that no one break it. But what fun is a birthday party withoout a piñata? And how can the neighborhood children break the piñata without breaking Gabriel's heart? Finally, with the help of her abuela's resourcefull little cat, Tita, Magda works some midnight magic and engineers an ingenious solution to save the party and the piñata.
Product Description: Even at the advanced age of seven, Magda Madrigal can remember back to when she was a little girl and would watch her abuela making tortillas. Having studied techniques of a master, she now feels confident of her own ability to turn out beautiful, delicious, and round tortillas. But somehow the rolling pin and the kitchen still hold a few surprises for the perplexed Magda and for her delighted family. Great art isn't always pretty, but in the case of "tortilla artist" Magda Madrigal, at least it's tasty!