ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A host of the hit HGTV series “Fixer Upper” has written a children’s book inspired in part by the Balloon Fiesta. Joanna Gaines released a book called “The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be“.

The story follows a group of kids who build their own hot air balloons and along the way, learning to celebrate each other’s differences. Gaines’ husband and co-host, Chip, grew up in Albuquerque and attended Fiesta as a kid, then later took Joanna and their five kids to experience it.

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