Jeanna M. Zivalich

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General Information

Name: Jeanna M. Zivalich

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1969 in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Zivalich was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. She still resides there today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jeanna M. Zivalich is an American author and creator of children’s stories, known for her unique style of using inspiring messages and graphics in each story she creates. Her stories are published in both English and Spanish. Jeanna was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, the 4th daughter in a family of 5 girls, her father was born in Haiti and her mother born in Puerto Rico.

Jeanna has been an avid writer since her early teenage years, writing several short stories and poetic lyrics, Between The Raindrops and Dance on the Horizon, published and featured in 1987; both gained recognition in the National Library of Poetry. Her creative skills include song lyrics for a private label music CD in 1999 and several short skits performed for various live audiences. She is currently working on her sixth book release; Jesus Loves Me This I Know. Jeanna writes children stories that are not only fun, captivating, inspiring and entertaining for your child, but also instills moral values which are the core foundation that attributes to healthy development of children.

Published Works

  • Dean The Singing Machine, Createspace, 2014
  • Dean La Maquina Del Canto, Createspace, 2014
  • Don’t be so Mean Jean! , Createspace, 2014
  • No seas tan Mala Juana! , Createspace, 2014
  • Gymnastics Jean, Createspace, 2014
  • Juana La Gimnasta, Createspace, 2014
  • A Children's Bible Story about Creation, Createspace, 2014
  • Historia de la Biblia escrita para Ninos acerca de la Creacion, Createspace, 2014
  • You Are Special, Createspace, 2015
  • Eres Especial, Createspace, 2015
  • Jesus Loves Me This I Know, Createspace, 2015
  • Jesus Me Ama Esto Yo Lo Se, Createspace, 2015
  • Jean's Daily Routine, Createspace, 2016
  • Jean's Daily Routine Creative Collection: You Draw, Createspace, 2016
  • Jean's Daily Routine Creative Collection: You Write, Createspace, 2016
  • Jean's Daily Routine Coloring Book, Createspace, 2016

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Dean The Singing Machine

ISBN: 1499176295
Release Date: 2014-04-09

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Dean La Maquina Del Canto

ISBN: 1499550499
Release Date: 2014-05-13

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Gymnastics Jean (The Jean Collection)

ISBN: 1500946702
Release Date: 2014-08-24

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Juana La Gimnasta (The Jean Collection)

ISBN: 1502381613
Release Date: 2014-09-14

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A Children's Bible Story about Creation

ISBN: 1502545306
Release Date: 2014-09-28

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Historia de la Biblia escrita para Ninos acerca de la Creacion (Children's Bible Collection) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition)

ISBN: 1503305864
Release Date: 2014-11-19

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You Are Special

ISBN: 1508482853
Release Date: 2015-02-13

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Eres Especial

ISBN: 1508588732
Release Date: 2015-02-24

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Jesus Loves Me This I Know

ISBN: 1511568089
Release Date: 2015-04-02

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Jesus Me Ama Esto Yo Lo Se

ISBN: 1512232947
Release Date: 2015-05-15

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Jean's Daily Routine

ISBN: 1541079736
Release Date: 2016-12-11

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Jeanna M. Zivalich at: or 312-533-8228

Speaking fees: $500.00 per day

Groups Preferred: Educational, Church, Civic, General public, PTA and PTO, Early Educational Organizations, Childhood Development Organizations, Children Hospitals, Day Care Organizations.

Available throughout Illinois and USA

External Links

Jeanna M. Zivalich on WorldCat


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