Full, Full, Full of Love

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Candlewick Press, Feb 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
17 Reviews
Warm, welcoming illustrations spice up this rhythmical ode to the joys of family and food - full, full, full of pleasures for all.


For the youngest member of an exuberant extended family, Sunday dinner
at Grannieís can be full indeed - full of hugs and kisses, full of tasty dishes, full to the brim with happy faces, and full, full, full of love. With a special focus on the bond between little Jay Jay and his grannie, Trish Cooke introduces us to a gregarious family we are sure to want more, more, more of.

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The illustrations were colorful and appealing. - Goodreads
The pictures are very colorful and fun to look at. - Goodreads
Realistic, modern illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mouse Denehy - Goodreads

I come from a large Southern family and I can tell you that supper on Sunday is the biggest and most important event for our family. I spent a lot of time alone with my grandmother in the kitchen and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie Gelson - Goodreads

Loved the celebration of food, family and affection as Sunday dinner with his family is seen through Jay Jay's eyes. Language ideal for preschool, early primary children. Happy, happy book. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Trish Cooke is the author of numerous books for children, including the award-winning SO MUCH, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and THE GRANDAD TREE, illustrated by Sharon Wilson. Of FULL, FULL, FULL OF LOVE, she says, "Sunday dinner is just another excuse for my family to party. And believe me, we do! On Sunday Momís house is always full. Itís like musical chairs sometimes because you can guarantee that if you get up from your chair, someone else will have filled it by the time you get back! The best thing is there are always lots of hugs to go around!"


Paul Howard has illustrated many books for young people, including THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK by Jill Tomlinson and CLASSIC POETRY: AN ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION, edited by Michael Rosen. Of FULL, FULL, FULL OF LOVE, he says, "Jay Jayís Sunday reminds me of my own nanís mammoth Sunday dinners when I was a child. From behind your shoulder Nan would always put more food on your plate - despite the helpless pleas, ĎNo more! No more!í