So Much!

Trish Cooke (Author) Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
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Description

Auntie and Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and all the cousins want to hug and kiss the new baby--they all love the baby SO MUCH! Illustrations by Helen Oxenbury brim with the warmth of a large, loving extended family.

Mom and baby are home alone when--DING DONG!--Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And they all want to hug and kiss and squeeze and eat the baby right up--because everybody loves the baby SO MUCH! With Helen Oxenbury lending her characteristic warmth and humor to a most exuberant family party, Trish Cooke's rhythmic, cumulative story captures the joy of being the baby in a large extended family--a baby who knows that he is absolutely, utterly adored.

Product Details

Price
$6.99  $6.43
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
September 23, 2008
Pages
48
Dimensions
9.7 X 11.6 X 0.3 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780763640910

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About the Author

Helen Oxenbury is the renowned illustrator of many classic picture books, including We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas. Ms. Oxenbury lives with her husband, illustrator John Burningham, in North London.

Reviews

Cooke masterfully captures the closeness of the family and the wonder of the baby . . . A celebration of a warm and loving African-American family. Oxenbury's illustrations are magnificent.
--Kirkus Reviews

The blend of Trish Cooke's repetitive, lively prose and Helen Oxenbury's exuberant, energetic pictures is a winning match.
--The Boston Globe

Featured/recommended
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)