Saturday, April 16, 2011

Why? Why? Why?

Miss Houston's first grade class at Wellford Academy of Science & Technology in Wellford, South Carolina, asked questions.

Q: Why is Nana Upstairs Nana Downstairs your favorite book?

A: NANA UPSTAIRS & NANA DOWNSTAIRS is my favorite book of my own books. It was the first time I had written a story about my own life.

Q: We read that you love cats. Why did you get rid of them?

A: I developed allergies to cats.

Q: Are you going to write another book?

A: I'm always working on a new book project. STREGA NONA'S GIFT will be published in October. I'm now working on THE BIRDS OF BETHLEHEM for Fall, 2012.