Author(s): Trish Cooke; Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
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.
"* "Eulogises urban Afro-Caribbean home life through tenderness and humour... a book to savour." TES * "Trish Cooke's lovely lilting language and Helen Oxenbury's clever characterisation make it a book to smile over again and again." Books for Keeps"
Trish Cooke has worked as a TV presenter, has written stage plays and has had numerous acting roles in the theatre and on screen. She is also the author of several picture books including Full, Full, Full of Love. She lives in London. Helen Oxenbury is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators working today, winning numerous awards including the Kate Greenaway Medal for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. She lives in London.