Find Natasha at the PAKENHAM LIBRARY, 128 MacFarlane Street, Pakenham – lower level

Natasha Peterson is an author that loves to write rhyming stories and poems for young children. All of her books rhyme, share a lesson and include fun and vibrant illustrations. Natasha publishes her book with her own logo, Polar Bear Press, and has just self-published her latest book, The Zoo’s News.  Her previous books include, Gayle the Goose Goes Global, Nutty Neighbours, Harold the Homeless HermitPolar Bear Pete’s Perfect PerformanceGrady the Grasshopper Graduates and Gayle the Goose Helps Presley the Perplexed Platypus.  The first three listed above are all Canada Book Award winners.

In addition to her self-published books, Natasha has eleven different poems published in various anthologies by a variety of publishers.  These poems include: Someone’s Always Watching which won an Award of Excellence with the Poetry Institute of Canada, and Ladybug which won a Runner-Up Award with the Ontario Poetry Society.

When Natasha is not writing she works as a skating coach, and at a restaurant; however her favorite job is being mom to her two young children. Natasha dreams of one day turning her stories into short children’s programs that can be shared worldwide.

You can contact Natasha at, check her website, or find her on Facebook @polarbearpress