Tomie: I also believe Strega Nona cares for Big Anthony. As to Strega Nona's age, she is ageless. You can learn more about how I created STREGA NONA by following this link...www.tomie.com/books/spotlight_on_strega.html
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Is It Rude to Ask a Woman Her Age?
Mrs. Drozd's first grade class at Henry B. Milnes School in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, wrote with questions: We would like to know how you came up with Strega Nona? How old is she? We believe Strega Nona loves and truly cares for Big Anthony even though he always gets into trouble.