Nurtured and Nuzzled
Criados y Acariciados
Celebrate the bond between parent and child in this stunningly illustrated, bilingual book!
¡Celebra la unión entre padres e hijo
con este libro bilingüe, ilustrado asombrosamente!
Babies, whether in snowy dens, warm lagoons, cozy nests, or living rooms, are nurtured and nuzzled. These beautiful images of animal and human families will capture the imagination of even the youngest readers.
Los bebés, ya sea en cuevas de nieve, lagunas cálidas, nidos acogedores o salas de estar, son criados y acariciados. Estas bellas imágenes de familias hasta capturarán la imaginación de los lectores más jóvenes.
Perfect for modeling caretaking,
breastfeeding, and healthy choices!
¡Perfecto para imitar hábitos saludables,
incluyendo afección, amamantamiento, y soporte!
A literary safari!
!Un safari literaria!
A great tool for:
- Home visits
- Prenatal and postnatal education
- Lactation education
- Early literacy
- Bilingual Programs
"...an important message about the meaning of parenting."
—…[U]n mensaje importante sobre el significado de la paternidad.—
—Thelma Lager, Advocate for Families, Great-Grandmother (3x), Los Angeles, CA
An early childhood STEM book!
English Teacher's Guide available!
¡Un libro STEM para infancia temprana!
¡Guía de profesores disponible pronto!
"...is a richly illustrated exploration of the animal world..."
—Una exploración del mundo animal ricamente ilustrada…—
—Brian Lax, American School Foundation of Chiapas, Tuxtla-Gutierrez, Mexico
Mother and Baby Animals included/Madre y Baby Animals incluyen
Goose / Ganso
Panda / Panda
Bobcat / Gato montés
Dolphin / Delfín
Orangután / Orangután
Sea Otter / Nutria
Seal / Foca
Flamingo / Flamingo
Snow Leopard / Leopardo de nieve
Penguin / Pingüino
Wolf / Lobo
Fox / Zorro
Polar Bear / Oso polar
Human / Humano
Cougar / Puma
"With illustrations so soft and warm, you want to reach out and pet them!"
—Con ilustraciones tan suaves y cálidas que querrás alcanzar y acariciarlas.—
—Karen Lyon, The Literary Hill
"...makes cuddling during story time that much sweeter."
—Sarah Reece-Stretman, Pediatric Pain Medicine Doctor and Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Board Member in Washington, DC
Check out reviews here in English and Spanish!
Check out the Nurtured and Nuzzled flyer in English and Spanish!
The creators of Nurtured and Nuzzled were recently interviewed by Elena de Valle, from Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations. Follow the link to learn about why the book was created, why certain animals were chose by illustrator Mike Speiser, and more!
Why We Love This Book:
- Promotes STEM
- Beautiful illustrations that bring the book to life
- Simple vocabulary for infants and toddlers
- Perfect for bedtime
List created by Mom-Spot.com, a place for parents to find the resources they need.
Looking for pronunciation help?
Want to hear the book narrated?
The following recordings are available here:
The book as written (English and Spanish integrated): Link
English and Spanish Pronunciation Guide: Link
English only: Link
Spanish only: Link
Click the corresponding link to listen to each audio version of Nurtured and Nuzzled · Criados y Acariciados
Teacher’s Guide available for free download.
Check out this video review from Amy Butz!
Paperback, full color throughout
Bilingual: English and Spanish
ISBN 13: 978-1-930775-81-7
ISBN 10: 1-930775-81-4
8" x 6"
Paperback Price: $9.95
E-Book Price: $8.99
English/German and English/French editions.
Información de producto
Libro de bolsillo, coloreado
Bilingüe: Español e inglés
Libro de bolsillo ISBN 13: 978-1-930775-80-0 / ISBN 10:1-930775-80-6
Libro electronico ISBN 13: 978-1-930775-81-7 / ISBN 10: 1-930775-81-4
6" x 8"
About the Illustrator: Mike Speiser’s artwork has been featured on the covers of Wild Animal Baby magazine and on fundraising products for science organizations. His paintings have been displayed at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. He is involved with efforts to protect the natural world for future generations. He lives next to the Black Hills of South Dakota. He can be reached at Mike@PlatypusMedia.com.
About the Teacher's Guide Writer
Sue Garcia knows her way around science education. After 32 years in the classroom, 19 years math (4th-HS), 9 years science (6th-9th), 4 years language arts (7th-8th), 3 years history (6th), and 2 years art (middle school), she has retired from the classroom. She is now actively engaged in mentoring, consulting, and writing science curricula. She is also the author of the Teacher’s Guide for the STEM fiction books: Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over and Ghost in the Water.Her hobbies include scrapbooking, horseback riding, and swimming on a Masters swim team. She can be reached at Sue@PlatypusMedia.com.
About the Associate Writer
Josi Longmuss is a student in Leipzig, Germany. She is currently living in Washington, DC, and working at Platypus Media, as part of her “Book Trade and Publishing Management” program at HTWK Leipzig. She has lived in England and Australia, where she studied hard to master her English language skills. It has been very exciting for her to work on a bilingual project for children. She is currently working on the German translation of Nurtured and Nuzzled • Gehegt und Gepflegt. She can be reached at Josi@PlatypusMedia.com.
About the Teacher's Guide Translator
Karen was born and raised in a bilingual home in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She moved to the Washington, DC area to pursue a career as a U.S. Government attorney. In 2005, she began living abroad, first in Southeast Asia, then in Africa, and eventually in Latin America. While overseas, she worked as a language teacher and consultant. She has recently returned to Washington, DC, with her husband and two children. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and is currently working as a language services consultant. She can be reached at Karen@PlatypusMedia.com.