The short tale starts in Mikayla’s backyard shortly before bedtime, when she encounters a charming little bird who has been eyeing her while sitting in his nest in a nearby tree. Phillips’ Little Bird admires Mikayla, calling her clever, lovely, and fantastic. This beautiful story takes a surprising trajectory as Little Bird communicates these words of encouragement with Mikayla and her family, leaving behind smiles and affection.
The stunning drawings by Tim Mitoma, which vividly color the characters and scenery and include dramatic details, enhance the amusing story. Each page welcomes readers into a world centered on friendship and kindness.
The book Bedtime for Mikayla and Little Bird celebrates the relationships that unite friends and family members. The story highlights the value of encouraging and affirming words, which have a good influence on young brains.
The author, Bruce Phillips, was moved to write this heartfelt short tale by his own daughter, Mikayla, to whom the book is dedicated. The nightly creation and recitation of the same tale to his little daughter emphasize the intimate bond between parent and child.
As the tale progresses, readers observe an exchange of compliments among the Little Bird and Mikayla’s family members, demonstrating the notion that everyone is intelligent, attractive, and great in their own unique way. The story finishes with a wonderful pledge of Mikayla and Little Bird’s long-lasting friendship.
Bedtime for Mikayla and Little Bird also serves as a reminder to parents to continually encourage their children. The book urges families to communicate words of love, admiration, and support to their children.
With its everlasting message of compassion and self-worth, Bedtime for Mikayla and Little Bird by Bruce Phillips is guaranteed to become an enduring addition to any child’s library. The copies are now available at local bookstores as well as online at Amazon and the author’s official website.
About the Author:
Bruce Phillips, a 25-year-old dedicated father and loving spouse, works as a national park ranger, where he can combine his love of nature and history. After graduation from the University of Arkansas in Pine Bluff, he loves the rich embroidery of American natural landscapes and historical landmarks. Growing up in a big family of sixteen children, Bruce’s parents, Lonnie and Bessie Phillips, instilled in him social and familial values. His desire to share positive and affirming tales with his own kids motivated him to write Bedtime for Mikayla and Little Bird, a beautiful story that represents his commitment to developing love and connection among families.