The Piñata Surprise
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“The Piñata Surprise,” Friend, December 2021

The Piñata Surprise

This story took place in Mexico.

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Alan’s whole family is at Abuela and Abuelo’s (Grandma and Grandpa’s) house for Nochebuena (Christmas Eve)!

Hi, Alan!

Come in! Aunt María needs us.

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We’re going to learn a special dance to show everyone tomorrow. I’ll teach you.

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Help each other! That’s what our family does.

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We got it! Nice work.

Great job! We’ll perform our show for the family tomorrow.

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Now who’s ready for the piñata?

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Abuelo, is this flour?

Yep! Surprise!

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This is so nice. The best Christmas gift is for my whole family to be together!

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But we come here every Sunday after church.

Then I’m very lucky to get my Christmas present every week!

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Feliz Navidad!

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Friend Magazine, Global 2021/12 Dec

Illustrations by Christina Forshay