Natasha Peterson, author of award winning children’s books “where all characters are perfectly imperfect”, is at our newest Tour stop the Pakenham Library. A children’s book author in a library – how perfect is that? You can contact Natasha at firstname.lastname@example.org, check her website polarbearpress.com, or find her on Facebook @polarbearpress
Natasha Peterson is an author that loves to write rhyming stories and poems for young children.
Polar Bear Pete’s Perfect Performance is her fourth and newest self-published children’s book. All of her self-published books are created with the same outstanding team of illustrators; Manoj Pradhan, Ankur Majumder and Ruhi Soni, and are published with her own company, Polar Bear Press.
The three previous books, Gayle the Goose Goes Global, Nutty Neighbours, and Harold the Homeless Hermit, 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 in their 2015 Open Ages Poetry Contest, Ladybug which won a Runner-Up Award with the Ontario Poetry Society’s 2015 Ultra Short Poetry Contest, and Grasshopper Grady Graduates which won a Judge’s Choice Award with the Ontario Poetry Society in their 2017 Epic Proportions Poetry Competition.
When Natasha is not writing, she works as a skating coach, and at a restaurant; however her favourite 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.