Recipe for a Festive Story Time Ingredients 1 birthday party 1 grandma who loves to cook 1 delicious Mexican meal 1 cake 1 pinata 1 bag of candy 1 big present lots of children, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and cousins several surprise visitors Mix all the ingredients into a fun romp. Add comic illustrations, jaunty rhythms, and playful refrains. Spice with a mystery. Stir the whole thing into a book. Serve aloud to large groups or small. Store leftovers on a shelf in a child's bedroom, a library, or a classroom. They keep forever!