Young readers who love the romance of weddings, brides, and flower girls can join Amani and her little sister in this joyous celebration of a Lebanese Muslim wedding
Amani is going to be a flower girl, leading the bride and groom, stepping exactly, one, two, three! She's counting the days, and there's so much to do: cooking with Tayta, visiting the dressmaker, and dancing at the party with all the bride's friends. But when the wedding day comes, and all the guests are waiting, will Amani be the perfect flower girl? This enchanting story captures the excitement of the preparations for any wedding, and shows the many exciting celebrations in Lebanese Muslim weddings that occur before the marriage takes place.
Taghred Chandab is a journalist and the coauthor of The Glory Garage: Growing up Lebanese Muslim in Australia, which was an Honor Book in the CBCA awards. Binny Talib is a designer whose playful illustrations have been used for children's clothing and toys, books, album covers, and greeting cards.
"Delightful cross-cultural Muslim marital fest." — BookDragon.com
"There is a charming quality to the book...I recommend it" — Lit for Kids.com