About the Author:

Like many of the characters in this book, Jennifer Zivoin was quite a chatterbox as a child! She has always loved stories and art, so becoming an illustrator was a natural career path. She has been trained in media ranging from figure drawing to virtual reality, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with highest distinction from the honors division of Indiana University.

During her professional career, Jennifer worked as a graphic designer and then as a creative director before finding her artistic niche illustrating children's books. In addition to artwork, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors. Jennifer lives in Indiana with her family. Jennifer is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators and is represented by MB Artists.

Jennifer Zivoin 's Books

  • All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism

    Authors: Shaina Rudolph, Danielle Royer   Illustrated by: Jennifer Zivoin

    Product Code:
    819179 (Hardback)
    ISBN:
    9781433819179 (Hardback)
    Age Focus: 5–8
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    This is the story of Zane, a zebra with autism, who worries that his differences make him stand out from his peers. With careful guidance from his mother, Zane learns that autism is only one of many qualities that make him special. Contains a Note to Parents by Drew Coman, PhD, and Ellen Braaten, PhD, as well as a Foreword by Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation.

    40 pages

    $9.95  
  • Did You Hear?: A Story About Gossip

    Author: Frank J. Sileo   Illustrated by: Jennifer Zivoin

    Product Code:
    827204 (Hardback)
    ISBN:
    9781433827204 (Hardback)
    Age Focus: 4–8
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    This book uses serious and silly rumors to illustrate the concept of gossip and how it spreads and transforms. While gossiping is a natural human behavior, it also describes what hurtful gossip feels like, how can be like bullying, and what to do to stop it. Illustrations take readers through a day in a little girl's life and the gossip around her as the kids around her ask "did you hear?" A "Note to Parents and Caregivers" is included that describes how gossip can have negative effects, whether intended or not, and what can be done to prevent it.

    32 pages

    $15.95  
  • A World of Pausabilities: A Exercise in Mindfulness

    Author: Frank J. Sileo   Illustrated by: Jennifer Zivoin

    Product Code:
    823237 (Hardback)
    ISBN:
    9781433823237 (Hardback)
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    This is a rhyming guide that introduces children to mindfulness and shows them how to live mindfully by taking pauses in their lives. Pausabilities encourage children to take a breath and be present and pay attention to their thoughts, feelings, sensations, and the world around them. A World of Pausabilities reminds children that everyone can be mindful and that there is no wrong way to take a pause. Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers" by the author which explains mindfulness and provides tips for implementing pausabilities in their children's lives.

    32 pages

    $15.95  
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