Don Ricardo, or Tio Rico as he is called by the children, is the piñata maker of Ejutla de Crespo, a village in southern Mexico. Told in English and Spanish by award-winning author/photographer George Ancona, El Piñatero/The Piñata Maker documents this traditional Latin American art, and offers readers a fascinating glimpse of Mexican village life. Includes a note on how to make piñatas at home.
"A delightful introduction to the subject and a memorable glimpse of one Mexican village and its people." — Booklist