The world is filled with magic, if you know where to look. . . . When Toby breathes on Mama Inez's bird-shaped invitations, giving them the power to fly, plans for the Serendipity Market begin. Eleven honored guests travel from afar to share their stories in the storytellers' tent. Each tale proves what Mama Inez knows-that magic is everywhere. Sometimes it shows itself subtly-a ray of sun glinting on a gold coin, or a girl picking a rose without getting pricked by the thorn-and sometimes it makes itself known with trumpets and fireworks. But when real magic is combined with the magic of storytelling, it can change the world.