Roz Chast

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Roz Chast is a staff cartoonist for The New Yorker and is the illustrator of Steve Martin’s popular children’s book The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children. She is also the author and illustrator of Too Busy Marco, Marco Goes to School, and Around the Clock.

Photograph by Anne Hall

Books by this Author

Around the Clock
Marco Goes to School
Too Busy Marco


My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never put bananas in the refrigerator.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Learning to drive at age 38.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I don't speak fluent Italian.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm a consistent flosser.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I'll quote Alfred Hitchcock: a blue sky without any clouds.