Here are some questions from Ms. Kennelly's second grade class at Covington Elementary, and Tomie's answers.
Q: Do you have a cell phone?
A: Yes. It's a very basic cell phone. It probably was designed for a child or an older person.
Q: What was the first book you ever made?
A: SOUND, by Lisa Miller, was the first book published that I illustrated.
Q: What was the last book you made?
A: BRAVA, STREGA NONA was the most recent book published. In fact, it was published yesterday.
Q: Are you still writing and illustrating books?
Q: Do you have fancy things?
A: I only have fancy things.
Q: Do lots of people write you letters?
Q: Are your mom and dad alive?