Miranda is so excited about her birthday that she can't wait to celebrate. In her impatience, she plans the party until every last minute and detail is organized and arranged. But by the time her birthday arrives, she has exerted so much control that she doesn't even enjoy the festivities. Disappointed, Miranda begins to understand the importance of letting go, allowing herself to enjoy each moment for the pleasure and happiness it brings.
Mariana Jantti is a designer who teaches studio art to children. She is the author of several books, including "Bailey and the Blackberry Bush," "Becoming Butterflies," "Christopher Has a Dream," "A Little Bit of Sunshine for You," and" What Is Miranda Looking At?"