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.