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2019 Calendar

2019 Calendar

2019 CALENDAR Get a head start on the organising for 2019 by downloading our free printable 2019 Calendar, complete with fun book related celebratory days thanks to www.daysoftheyear.com Happy...

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New book OUT NOW!

New book OUT NOW!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from all of us at Zwannie Books! Our latest publication is now available! Yey! Just in time for Halloween, we have published Happy Halloween. Join Mr. Buttcheek Man and Missymoo for some spooktacular fun! We have to decided to make this...

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Beginners guide to Poetry

Beginners guide to Poetry

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO POETRY... Until I really got into writing in rhyme and researching blog posts for Zwannie Books, my knowledge of poetry was pretty minimal. I knew about Limericks, Sonnets, Rhymes and I'd stumbled across the Haiku style, but that was...

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In celebration of ‘Read a Book Day’…

In celebration of ‘Read a Book Day’…

We're sharing our favourite books... In celebration of Read a Book Day on 6th September, we're sharing with you our favourite books (that are not ones that we've written, he he!) Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small...

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The magic of Julia Donaldson

The magic of Julia Donaldson

The magic of Julia Donaldson It's a fact, we love Julia Donaldson. End of post! Nah, just kidding! Seriously though, we do have a bit of an obsession with her wonderful books. Books such as Tabby McTat, Sharing a Shell and Room on the Broom are part of who...

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8 Ways to learn the ABC’s

8 Ways to learn the ABC’s

When it comes to learning the ABC's, as a guide, children start to show an interest in letters at around two years old and start to recognize individual letters between three and four years old. Once a child shows interest in letters, it's a good idea to...

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7 Ways To Celebrate Book Lovers Day on 9th August

7 Ways To Celebrate Book Lovers Day on 9th August

7 Ways To Celebrate Book Lovers Day on 9th August... We love books. It's no secret! So we are thoroughly looking forward to this coming Thursday! The 9th August is Book Lovers Day. We thought it would be a nice idea to give you all a few ideas as to how to...

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Reading aloud to your child…why it’s important!

Reading aloud to your child…why it’s important!

Reading aloud to your child. Why it's important... Reading aloud to our children is one of the most important things we can do as a parent to help our children grow and succeed in the world. Even before the child is old enough to understand the words that...

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7 Signs of Reading Readiness

7 Signs of Reading Readiness

7 Signs of Reading Readiness... Are you wondering if your child is ready to read? Are you worried about pushing them to read before they are ready? Don't worry, we've got your back! Here's our list of the top 7 signs that your child is ready to read....

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The Importance of Picture Books

The Importance of Picture Books

The Importance of Picture Books... In this modern age when there is so much pressure on being the best at everything, some parents are in a rush to move on from picture books to chapter books. The belief is that in doing this, they will improve their...

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Hi, I’m Ellie. Children’s Author, Freelance Writer and Blogger. It’s nice to meet you!

Welcome to Zwannie Books, the home of Mr. Buttcheek Man and Missymoo. Along with my children, I created Zwannie Books as a creative outlet and publishing platform for our children’s books.

I hope you like your time here and enjoying reading what we have to share!

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Count the Spookies

Count the Spookies

Halloween 'Count the Spookies' A fun little freebie printable download for the kids to play Boo! Click on the image to download the printable A4 pdf. See how many of each spooktacular image the kids can find. Spook ya...

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