Northwest Notebook host Ty Ray interviews actress/author Jamie Lee Curtis about her children's books and other subjects. Jamie Lee Curts talks about why she thinks her books have been so successful, how the books talk about things that happen in real life, such as competition, moods, feelings, self esteem, and lose and letting go. She also talks about how she draws upon her experiences as a mother to help her write her books. She discusses how the story is written and then the illustrator does her job. The interviewer asks which she enjoys more, being an actor or a children’s author. She answers that she enjoys being an author more. Video is of good quality and would be a good video to show for an author study. Video is appropriate for elementary school children in second grade through fifth grade.