Patrick Anthony Cardin, Author

Patrick Anthony Cardin is a writer and aspiring author of a book called “Pup In a Cup Keeps Healthy and Clean.” He grew up in Northern California.

Throughout his life, both his teachers and young 7 year old son are where Patrick found his inspiration for writing. In the year 2020 Patrick found the need to educate children about the COVID-19 pandemic by writing his very first book.

Patrick hopes that every parent and teacher, along with Pup In a Cup, can help keep their children healthy and clean by adopting lifelong skills for cleanliness and personal hygiene. Enjoy Pup In a Cup!

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The TeaCup Pup wants all the children of the world in every nation where the covid-19 virus pandemic has become a reality, to live a happy and healthy lifestyle. He wants all children to learn the reality of life’s challenges and that we can all live a fruitful life throughout every hardship we may encounter. This book was meant for parents and teachers to educate children of all ages how to protect themselves from germs, bacteria and viruses when returning back to school in a way they can understand and relate to. Lastly pup in a cup’s message to all is “keep a healthy routine every day for excellent hygiene. This way we keep all our friends happy and safe.”

TeaCup Pup wants children to return to their schools and classrooms once it is safe, to keep practicing healthy lifestyles and good hygiene. With the TeaCup Pup’s tips to stay healthy and clean, both parents and teachers can help our kids live a happy life.

In the Press

Pup in a Cup is an excellent book for use by parents with young children, hospitals, and elementary schools. The Book is currently receiving rave reviews from happy customers, with more people encouraged to grab a copy for themselves and for their loved ones. In the recent past there have been other viruses such as H1N1 the swine flu.

Bacteria and viruses are things we have dealt with not only throughout the current pandemic but also during cold winter months on a yearly basis. With that being said, this book is a wonderful tool for parents to teach their children lessons in personal hygiene and healthy food choices. Doing these things will help our kids live a more fruitful life while protecting themselves from any future virus pandemic crisis.

Recent TeaCup Pup News:

With the coronavirus persisting, it is crucial that everyone is knowledgeable about the situation, especially children. One effective way to combat the virus is through awareness and a hygienic lifestyle targeted at keeping the virus at bay. As results have shown, children are vulnerable too. Patrick Cardin understands that it is a tough task to explain to children what the status quo is and resorted to writing Pup in a Cup to do the job.

“Hello my name is Andrew B. I am an elementary school teacher. I recently purchased this book, Pup In a Cup. I then read it to my 3rd grade students via Zoom and they absolutely loved the fact that a pup was showing them how to cope with Covid.”

Andrew B.


“My children enjoy reading this book every night before bed. The tips pup gives at the ending are great for promoting kids to practice good hygiene throughout their day. Great buy!!”

Andrea L. McFadden M.D.


“I am a 94 year old grandfather and I have 8 grandchildren whom I purchased the book for. The story reminds me of my own childhood. Today more than ever we need to teach the youngsters about good health and personal cleanliness.”

Jonathan Bird


“Not only during times of pandemics and epidemics is it important for instructing our young ones about bacteria and viruses, but every day of their lives. This way our children grow up with clean habits and good health. My kids are in love with Pup in a cup!”

Suzanne Marconnie

Nurse Practitioner