Natasha Wing was born in Milford, Connecticut in 1960. 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.
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 7thPets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, JemimaProfessional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & IllustratorsFavorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden CompassFavorite Season: FallFavorite Tree: MapleFavorite Color: Cranberry redFavorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla ChipsReason 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."
I love all of the books by Natasha Wing. My daughter looks forward to major holidays so she can read the "Night before...." books.Published 1 month ago by Elle Marie
The Night Before series by Natasha Wing are fun books to read the night before events. They only take a few minutes and start larger conversations about the excitement/anxiety... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kristen A. Miller
Very cute book, I bought a few of these as a shower gift and my friend loved themPublished 4 months ago by Nikki
I bought this to read at a library story time. It's not brilliant and sometimes the rhymes feel a little forced, but it covers the bases on how many people celebrate the coming of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by krider
My grandchildren enjoy Natasha Wing's "The Night Before..." series. They are an enjoyable addition to holidays, etc. - and add fun to the targeted occasion. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sunny
Very cute and although I love all of Natasha Wing's adorable books, this is one of my least favorites. It's still great though! Just not my personal favorite.Published 7 months ago by JessR