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Don't Let the Pigeon Do an Interview: 02/21/09

I don't normally conduct interviews. I'm terrible at thinking up questions. I'm more a read the book and write my ideas kind of gal than an interviewer. Anyway, while trying to decide which character to interview, a little bird flapped down onto my patio railing.

Pigeon: Did somebody say interview?

Me: Oh -- I'm not even sure I'm doing this week's Weekly Geeks.

Pigeon: OOOOH. Pick me!

Me: Well, I don't know--

Pigeon: Oh come on. I'll answer all your questions. PLEASE!

Me: OK. So what's your favorite food?

Pigeon: That's easy. HOT DOGS!

Me: How did you get here? I thought you lived back east.

Pigeon: I drove a bus. But don't tell. OK? I'm not supposed to.

Me (looking out of the window nervously): Where'd you park it?

Pigeon: Um? Park it?

Me (cringing as I hear a fire truck drive by): Does Mo know you're here?

Pigeon: Sssssh. Don't tell him!

Me: Thank you for stopping by. I think I'll just skip the interview assignment.


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Comment #1: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 14:47:27


LOL! Perfect! I love it. Everyone is being so creative. Great job.

Comment #2: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 16:50:12


Thanks. I had fun.

Comment #3: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 15:48:05


This is so cute! We love the Pigeon books.

Comment #4: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 16:52:50


We do too. That's probably why the Pigeon was the first character to pop into my head for this assignment.

Comment #5: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 17:19:06


Typical pigeon!

Comment #6: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 16:54:00


Now I just have to figure out what to do with that bus. Grin.

Comment #7: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 20:38:34



Comment #8: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 21:09:43



Comment #9: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 21:22:07


Ohh, That is so creative. My granddaughter and I love the pigeon books. Our favorite one is about not going to sleep.

Comment #10: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 21:11:34


Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late is a cute one. My personal favorite is The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog. It's just so much fun to read out loud.

Comment #11: Saturday, February, 21, 2009 at 22:40:26


Great job! Thanks for the laugh. I was just trying to think of a children's book character to write about, and I have a Pigeon book sitting on my bed, so your post hit home. That was excellent. :)

Comment #12: Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 21:13:43


Thanks! I had fun.

Comment #13: Sunday, February, 22, 2009 at 09:27:22

gautami tripathy

Intelligent pigeon, I must say!

Comment #14: Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 20:18:22


For a pigeon, yes.

Comment #15: Sunday, February, 22, 2009 at 11:12:06


LOL...has he left yet, or is he still pestering you?

Comments #16: Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 20:17:00


It's been pouring rain since last night, so I hope he's still not out there!

Comment #17: Sunday, February, 22, 2009 at 22:53:43


Good one!

Comment #18: Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 20:21:34



Comment #19: Monday, February, 23, 2009 at 22:33:28

Ariel D

This is too cute. Fancy having Pigeon drop by just when you needed a WG interview! Lucky!

Comment #20: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 13:21:22


I had just reviewed The Pigeon Wants a Puppy. Maybe that has something to do with it.

Comment #21: Tuesday, February, 24, 2009 at 08:34:36

Dorte H

You promised - and I am glad you did it. Very nice post. This reminds me of a pigeon we came across once. We remember it because - like us - it took the boat to Sweden. What a clever bird :)

Comment #22: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 13:25:03


Hopefully the Pigeon didn't drive the boat. Thanks for stopping by.

Comment #23: Friday, February, 27, 2009 at 15:25:12


Brilliant! Hilarious! Bravo! :)

Comment #24: Friday, February 27, 2009 at 13:27:21


Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Comment #25: Sunday, March, 1, 2009 at 08:37:55


I'm not familiar with the Pigeon books, but judging from everyone else's responses, you were spot on in your interview. Good on-the-sly, non-interview interview.

Comment #26: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 19:53:55


The Pigeon books are by Mo Willems. They are very silly picture books.

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