From the Author
I couldn't wait to go to Kindergarten. The new yellow pencils, freshly sharpened. New clothes. A cute haircut. And all those new kids to meet!
About the Author
Natasha Wing was born in Milford, Connecticut. At the age of 20 she moved to Arizona where she finished college at Arizona State University in 1982 with a B.S. in Advertising. In 1988 she married Daniel Wing and moved to Northern California where she worked in advertising for a number of years. She now lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.It wasn't until 1991 that she decided to write children's books. Luckily she sold her first book, Hippity Hop, Frog on Top, within 6 months and has been writing children's books and articles ever since. Her second book, Jalapeno Bagels, came out in June 1996 with Atheneum Books. The Night Before Easter, was published with Putnam All Aboard Books. She has also been published in Humpty Dumpty's Magazine, Girls' Life, Hopscotch for Girls, and Highlights.
Birthday: February 7, 1960 Pets: cat, Purrsia Professional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, Northern Colorado Writers Favorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden Compass Favorite Season: Fall Favorite Tree: Maple Favorite Color: Cranberry red Favorite Cookie: Gluten-free Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla Chips Reason for writing The Night Before Easter: "I wrote The Night Before Easter for parents to read at bedtime so children could go to sleep with sweet dreams of jelly beans dancing in their heads."