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, and Hopscotch for Girls, and has two recipes in Writers in the Kitchen.
Birthday: February 7th Pets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, Jemima Professional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators 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: 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."
This book is excellent. My ESL students love it! They like the rhyming, colorful illustrations, and the ability to easily comprehend the story. Read morePublished 2 months ago by joy
my granddaughter is an avid reader yes even these small books peaks her interest, She is 5 and reading at the 4th grade level and loves all types of books.Published 5 months ago by Pen Name
We are big fans of any of the Natasha Wing books, and this one was no exception. We read this on New Year's Eve, and a few times since the new year and it keeps the kids giggling... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jaci
I bought several in the Night Before series for my great grandson. He is 3 and loves them all. All read along the same lines as Night Before Christmas. Good price!Published 7 months ago by Belinda
Great addition to my book collection and I love the way the book rhymes and the very cute story line.Published 8 months ago by Debbie Donoho
Bought most of "The Night Before . . ." books for my 4yo grandson. He is already reading at a 2nd grade level (he is so smart and cute! Read morePublished 8 months ago by Zoo Keeper
I have bought all this years Holiday "NIGHT BEFORE" books for my nephews 3 yr old son. I will just put this one with all the other Christmas gifts I have bought him!! Read morePublished 9 months ago by SANDYEGGO
My daughter has a few of Natasha Wing's other books in this series so wanted this one for her young son. She was absolutely thrilled to receive it for him for his first birthday.Published 10 months ago by Joyce Harris
Very nice stories in these books. I bought all the holidays "the night before", even the night before preschool. Very nice stories.Published 10 months ago by Holly Pytka