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No ordinary flowergirl / Marlene J. Bennetts ; illustrated by Trish Bowles.

By: Bennetts, Marlene J, 1938- [author.].
Contributor(s): Bowles, Trish [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2006Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781869484323 ; 1869484320.Other title: No ordinary flower girl.Subject(s): Weddings -- Children's picture books | Marae -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs -- Children's picture books | New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Clothing and dress -- Children's picture books | Flower girls -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Children's stories, Māori.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Kyra is excited to be visiting her family in New Zealand for her aunty's wedding, which is being held on a marae. She has a very special job as a flowergirl, and she has a very special dress to wear. But there's a terrible mix-up and Kyra's excitement quickly turns to disappointment. Kyra learns, however, that her family pulls together in difficult times. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Kyra is so excited to be on her first visit to a marae with her Mum and Dad. They have come from Australia to be with Kyra's aunty, who is getting married. Kyra's excitement huge, not only has she been chosen to be a flowergirl for her aunty, she has a beautiful new dress to wear. However, her excitement turns to tears when Kyra finds out her mum thought she had packed her dress, but Kyra has assumed Mum packed it for her. Kyra's aunty comes up with a perfect solution. She gives Kyra a very, very special costume to wear on the day - it's the same costume she wore when she performed for the Queen's visit many years previously.

Picture story book for children.

Kyra is excited to be visiting her family in New Zealand for her aunty's wedding, which is being held on a marae. She has a very special job as a flowergirl, and she has a very special dress to wear. But there's a terrible mix-up and Kyra's excitement quickly turns to disappointment. Kyra learns, however, that her family pulls together in difficult times. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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