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The Fabulous Firework Family
by James Flora
Pepito, Amelia, and their mother and father are called the Fabulous Firework Family because they make the finest fireworks in their Mexican village. They've been asked to create a grand fireworks display to honor the village's patron saint. In brilliant paintings, full of color and excitement, and in his vigorous text, Flora perfectly captures the wonders of feast day and ...more
Hardcover, 1 page
Published March 1st 1994 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Wonderful and exciting story of a family working together, and artwork that tells a story as well. This was Flora's own favorite children's book and the first he wrote, inspired by the time he and his wife and children lived in Mexico. (I read a much older version - pre-ISBN.)