A. Rome -- it's my favorite city in the world!
A. A great sense of humor, willingness to work hard, and curiousity about the world.
A. There are too many, from James in James and the Giant Peach to Harry Potter.
A. I'd love to go back in time and meet Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt, since I just finished my first novel, and it's about her. She could tell me everything I got wrong and maybe the few things I got right.