A. I've mostly worked in writing and public relations for my whole career.
A. Writing books for kids!
A. I went to Georgetown Visitation High School in Washington, D.C., and Syracuse University in New York.
A. I love Adel
A. I love Over the Hedge.
A. Grey's Anatomy
A. blessed, simple, happy, sometimes hectic, filled with love
A. good thing there is no limit to the imagination
A. Perfect happiness is knowing that my son is happy.
A. Being lost--which is why I wrote Itsy Bitsy Baby Mouse
A. near a beach
A. I identify with all the brave ones who fought for civil rights.
A. I admire my parents.
A. No regrets!
A. Singing--it would be very cool to have a lovely singing voice.
A. Writing for children
A. I tend to be a perfectionist which means I am hard on myself and may occasionally drive the people around me crazy.
A. I think I am a considerate person who has compassion for others.
A. I might like to be a puppy but only for a couple of hours.
A. Wonder Woman
A. The Joker in Batman
A. I would want to meet Martin Luther King. I'm not sure what I would say--I would be nervous!
A. When someone breaks a promise--I like it when people do what they say they will do. I try to do this myself.
A. I wish I could write children's books full-time. But for now, I have a day job.
A. loyalty, honesty, sincerity
A. pepperoni pizza
A. Red, red wine; 1999; Lovesong; Little Red Corvette; Boom Boom Pow
A. Eileen Spinelli, Judy Sierra, Judy Blume, Cynthia Rylant
A. 1.Here Comes the Year by Eileen Spinelli 2.Deenie by Judy Blume 3.There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom by Louis Sachar 4.Wild About Books by Judy Sierra 5. The Lighthouse Family by Cynthia Rylant
A. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
A. Write what you love to read.
A. That they love the lyrical quality of my books--quite a compliment!