9781930775886

Mammals, Mommy and Me

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  • ISBN13:

    9781930775886

  • ISBN10:

    1930775881

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-02-07
  • Publisher: Platypus Media Inc
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Summary

Babies, whether in snowy dens, warm lagoons, cozy nests, or living rooms, are nurtured and nuzzled. Our bilingual, early childhood book is filled with stunning illustrations of animal and human families. Explore the world we share with animals in Look What I See! Where Can I Be? With My Animal Friends, which helps little ones develop a curiosity for the world around them. With captivating illustrations, If My Mom Were a Platypus, shows us how 14 baby mammals travel the path from helpless infants to self-sufficient adults. The books make cuddling during story time that much sweeter!

Author Biography

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.

Dia L. Michels is an award-winning internationally published science and parenting writer, she is the author or editor of over a dozen books for both children and adults. Her books have been translated into Spanish, Dutch, Hebrew, Chinese, and Korean. A popular speaker, she lectures frequently at conferences, universities, libraries, and schools around the country. She teaches classes on mammal reproduction and lactation at children's and science museums around the U.S. and is a commentator for Public Radio, International. Her articles have been published in People, Parenting, Mothering, Parents, Baby Talk, Family Fun, Nurturing, and the Washington Post. She lives in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC, with her husband, Tony Gualtieri, their three children, and four cats and a dog. She can be reached at Dia@PlatypusMedia.com.

Andrew Barthelmes, illustrator of If My Mom Were a Platypus, and designer of I Was Born to Be a Brother and many other projects, is a New York based illustrator and graphic designer. A graduate of The School of Visual Arts, his illustrations have appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Ladies' Home Journal, Street & Smith's Sports, and The Wall Street Journal. In addition to the Platypus book, he also illustrated Herman the Loudmouth. He has been a children's book designer for Random House, Inc. and is currently creating new children's books for Reader's Digest. He lives in Peekskill, NY with his wife Barbara, and daughter, Julia.

Michael J.N. Bowles, photographer, is a prize-winning portraitist. His work has appeared in such major magazines as Forbes and People. He lives in Virginia when he is not traveling to New York, Zimbabwe, and Australia.

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