When Nicky's Aunt Flora asks her to be a bridesmaid, Nicky agrees. But she isn't very happy about it. She doesn't like frilly dresses and she suffers from hay fever. However, with her mother's help it all goes well. Mother is a wheelchair user. Commissioned by the Spinal Injury Association to provide stories with which their members can identify.
Verna Wilkins is the author of 30 picture books and biographies for young people. Her books have featured on National Curriculum and BBC children's television, and been chosen among the Children's Books of the Year. She was born in Grenada and lives in London.