Sadie, 12 years old – Los Angeles, USA

Efi&Sadie_Tomat

Sadie is a smart and creative child. She loves to draw and read. She could read up to 300 pages a day, no kidding. Efi Latief her mother is a Graphic Designer, owner of eco friendly clothing line Tomat.

 Sadie

What do you want to be when you grow up I’d like to be an author and illustrator. I already draw all the time, and I love being creative.

Your big dream To live in a place that actually has seasons…

Someone you admire J.K. Rowling, the author and creator of Harry Potter. I want to be able to inspire people like that one day.

You are scared of I’m mainly afraid of anything happening to my friends, my family, or my cats. I don’t want anything bad happening to them, ever.

What makes you laugh When my mom misunderstands perfectly normal English and says something random- especially to her clients!

Your favourite films and books Harry Potter, of course, and Avatar: The Last Airbender are among my favorites. Also, the Warriors series, and any Emily the Strange books/comics.

Something you did recently that you really loved  On the summer before last my mom, dad, and I all travelled to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida. It was probably the most fun experience of my life!

The best holidays you ever had Last Christmas, I guess, since I got a new drawing tablet!

A place that you would dream to visit I don’t really have any travelling dreams right now…

Your favorite belonging My three (well, technically only two belong to me) cats, Zungza, Cricket, and Bento. Of course, their names never stay to same for long….

The next item you would so dearly love to get A new drawing tablet, the kind with the big screen right on it.

If you had a magic wand, what would you do with it right now? Make my cats kittens again. Hahaha.

Efi

A place you saw when you were a child, and that made its mark on you? Beautiful beach and amazing waves in Bali, Indonesia. I was in the water playing with waves forever, so fun…and ate fresh grilled fish that was made there by the beach by some local, with a lot of spices and chilli. Amazing.

The place you love near your home We live in Los Angeles but close to the mountain, so I love to be up in the mountain just walking in the morning and see so many different animals: deer, horse, bob cat, cayote…

Where do you dream to go for your next family holiday Would love to go to Spain and Portugal. I love to travel for food, trying different food from other cultures.

A film that you saw recently and that staid with you “The Beast of the Southern Wild”, “Moonrise Kingdom”

The film that you love to see with the whole family Harry Potter series

The book on your bedside table David Sedaris books, Augusten burroughs books.

The children’s brands your cherish Tomat obviously :) Appaman, Crewcut

The children’s stores you love to visit and buy from I haven’t bought anything for the last few years since my daughter wears almost adult size now (she is tall) but I love to visit La la ling, small store in silverlake area. They carry cool stuff.

Last thing you bought for Sadie Cool pants from a thrift store. Really good find, can’t find that kind of pants anywhere else.

Favourite pieces in your child’s wardrobe Wolf Spirithoods!

What you buy online I usually buy books, office supplies or my essential need stuff: moisturizer, etc on Amazon. And I love Abe’s Market http://www.abesmarket.com/

A website that inspires you http://www.designlovefest.com/ love their design sense!

What are your main current concerns This economy to get better very soon

Your big dream To live in different country. I grew up in Indonesia and have been living in USA for more than 20 years. A change would be nice.

Something that made you laugh out loudly recently Old series of Mr. Bean. Just pure fun.

 

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