Biography of Nathalie Quintart, author of the children's picture books "Pirate John-Wolf" published by Clavis Publishing, New York.
Natalie Quintart was born on January 6, 1961 in Beloeil (Belgium). She followed acting classes in Louvain-la-Neuve and Paris. She now lives in Brussels and has three children.
Besides novels and screenplays, Natalie Quintart writes books, stories, songs, stage plays and scripts for children. A whole range of styles, that is ! To her ‘writing is sharing little pieces of humanity, tenderness, emotion and humor with children’. Her books have been translated in Chinese, Danish, German, American English, Korean, Dutch … She loves meeting her young readers because she likes to know how children respond to her stories.
Schools and libraries frequently invite her to talk about her books and the making-of. As an actress, she also makes short films and shows about her work. Schools, libraries and book fairs in Belgium and France love to see her coming. Her partner in crime in these shows ? Her accordion. She emphasizes the great demand for this kind of approach. By presenting a book in a playful way, it becomes more accessible for children.
She also adapted several books in stage plays for children.