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A funny and sweet early illustrated chapter book about a problem-solving girl who has to manage her own birthday bash. For fans of Dory Fantasmagory.


Esme always has a plan. She lives with her grandparents on the uppermost floor of the topmost best building. It's her birthday. Mimi and Pipo gave her a beautiful guitar. But they didn't plan a birthday party.

Esme thinks this is the way with grandparents. They don't know about parties or piñatas or birthday cake. No problem!

With a little help from her cat, El Toro, and a LOT of help from her neighbors, the irrepressible Esme gets the birthday party of her dreams.


Illustrated by #1 New York Times Bestselling Illustrator Marissa Valdez