Full, Full, Full of Love

Full, Full, Full of Love


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Warm illustrations spice up this rhythmical ode to the joys of family and food — full, full, full of pleasures.

For the youngest member of an exuberant extended family, Sunday dinner at Grannie’s 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763638832
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 09/23/2008
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 55,128
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

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 Mom’s house is always full. It’s 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 Jay’s Sunday reminds me of my own nan’s 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, ‘No more! No more!’ "

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Full, Full, Full of Love 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read 'Full, Full, Full of Love' to my African-American pre-kindergartners as part of our study of the family. They were quickly drawn into the sing-song story about a trip to Gran's house. Trish Cooke's newest book is now a popular choice in our classroom library.
ReadAloudDenver on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful read aloud book about a very happy Sunday family dinner at Grannie's house. The illustrations beautifully express the love felt by Jay Jay and Grannie for each other. The sequenced pictures will help children be able to tell the story in their own words.
ermilligan on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This books is great for all ages. This book is about how Jay Jays loves to be at his granny's house, especially when they are making sunday dinner together. It talks about the joys of family and of their quality time of their company.
lakertraw on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Great story to read to younger children. It details Jay Jay's Sunday visits to his grandmother's house for Sunday dinner. It shows a family full of love, happiness, and respect. The art in the story is also excellent and very colorful. It will definitely keep a child's attention.