Escucha Means Listen
Genre: Bilingual Children’s Picture Book
Author: Talia Aikens-Nuñez
Illustrator: Dina Ashraf Helmi
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About Escucha Means Listen
Take a journey through the world — just listening. Escucha Means Listen helps children discover sounds around them in both English and Spanish. A beautiful picture book with lyrical prose and delightful illustrations, from lawn mowing to the splish-splashing of rain puddles.
Excerpt from Escucha Means Listen
Buzz. Buzz. Qué oyes? (What do you hear?)
Las abejas (The bees) circling the flowers.
Woosh. Woosh. What do you hear?
El viento (The wind) is whistling by.
Shh. Shh. Qué oyes? (What do you hear?)
Las hojas (The leaves) are dancing on the trees.
About the Author
Talia Aikens-Nuñez wanted to be a meteorologist, a politician and a lawyer. She never
thought she would be an author. It was the birth of her daughter that caused her to start
Raising a bilingual child inspired Talia to write multicultural children’s books.
Talia’s family loves nature so much that she and her husband vowed that they will
always try to live close to water. She and her family live in Connecticut with a little pond.
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