One Sunday morning, Fernando Flórez, his parents, grandparents, and sister head to a random destination for an outing -- San Vicente. When they arrive in the center of town, they see many people preparing for a kite festival. The Flórez family waste no time joining in the fun. Unfortunately, all the stores are closed, so buying a kite's out. But by using their ingenuity -- along with found objects -- they successfully put one together. Although they encounter some challenges along the way, they can always find a solution with a little thinking. A surprise comes at the end of the day, with the mayor of San Vicente on hand to deliver it.
A warm family story set at a festival much like one Leyla Torres attended as a child in her native country of Colombia.
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Published January 1, 2004
by Diane Pub.
Travel, Children's Books.