NATASHA BALSECA was born in Fairfax, VA. At age 16, her family moved to Quito, Ecuador. Today, she lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with her husband Fabricio and two sons. She is an educator with a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family. Both her sons, Nico and Matteo inspire her to write. Nico and His Frog is her debut as a children’s book author.