Mrs. Lampke's second grade class at the American School of Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, asked questions.
Sydney: Why do you pay your bills every Monday?
Tomie: My bookkeeper comes every Monday to pay my bills.
Tre: How did you come up with STREGA NONA? Is it based on your life? Or did you make it up?
Tomie: It is not based on my life. I made it up.
Josh: I just wanted to take a stab at saying hi.
Valentina: I say nooo to my teacher when she stops reading your books.
Tomie: Good for you!