Interview with Natasha Wing

Monday, January 28, 2008.

Natasha Wing in her office (from NatashaWing.com)When she was little she wanted to be a teacher, in high school a tennis player and in college a paleontologist. She eventually went into advertising before starting her own public relations firm and since 1992 has been an author of children’s books.

On this edition of Just One More Book, Mark speaks with author Natasha Wing about writing for 5-8 year-olds, the parallels of baking and writing children’s books, and exploring different styles.

Books mentioned:

  • The Night Before Halloween
  • Go to Bed, Monster! ***
  • The Night Before Easter
  • ‘The Night Before’ series

***Be sure to check out the complete list of Fiction Picture Book Finalists for The 2007 Cybils Awards here.

Photo: NatashaWing.com

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February 10, 2008 @ 1:19 am

[...] Many thanks to Sylvie Kantorovitz for stopping by this week to share some of her illustrations from this book with us. These were rendered in oil paints and oil pastels, yet look a like like Lucy’s crayon, do they not? I love it. If you’re a fan of the book, Natasha Wing, the author, was recently interviewed over at Just One More Book!! Sylvie also tells us that she and Natasha are currently working on the book’s sequel, Go to School, Monster!, and having fun doing so. The release date has not been announced, but I’m sure if you keep your eye on Sylvie’s site as well as Natasha’s new blog, you’ll be kept in the know. [...]

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