“The thirst for knowledge, like that for water, must be slaked” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Sofia Sproule by © Lori Maloney

Image © Lori Maloney

An Interview with Sofia

Q. What is the best memory you have from a previous birthday?

A. When I had a birthday party with my 3 friends and we watched Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events movie and ate all the candy and popcorn we wanted.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. That one of my good friends could not come and celebrate my birthday with me.

Q. What was the present you’ve received for your birthday that surprised you most?

A. I got these pants that I really wanted but my mom tricked me by telling that she could not find them anywhere and they were sold out.

Q. Is there a food or dish that you insist on eating on your birthday?

A. PIZZA!!!!!!

Q. What do you believe is the most important aspect of celebrating a birthday?

A. That I am turning older and getting more mature!

Q. Do you have any traditions or thing you always do to celebrate a birthday? What is it?

A. I always invite my friends and cousins to celebrate and my mom always makes me my favourite food and cupcakes.