Just for you moms out there–Lis’ mom Inga recently answered some questions from Bookreporter.com as a special way to celebrate Mother’s Day! A short excerpt:
Did you have any book or reading rituals in your house?
Storytime was every night, a tradition Lis has carried on with my grandkids. I remember bringing Lis to the public library: she and I would walk out with a stack of books that would almost topple both of us. And when she was in elementary school, she read every book in the library — I mean EVERY book. Years later, she went back to that elementary school —Apple Valley — and saw her sign-out signature on literally every single book in the library. The librarian still remembered her.
Check out the full interview, and be sure to take a look at the whole series of interviews with writers’ moms! Happy (belated) Mother’s Day!