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Don't Let the Pigeon Do an Interview

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Comments for Don't Let the Pigeon Do an Interview

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.

Pigeon: BUT YOU SAID I COULD HAVE AN INTERVIEW! YOU PROMISED!

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

Suey

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



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

Pussreboots

Thanks. I had fun.



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

Ali

This is so cute! We love the Pigeon books.



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

Pussreboots

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

Kerrie

Typical pigeon!



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

Pussreboots

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



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

claire

LOL!! LOVED IT!! :D



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

Pussreboots

Thanks!



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

Margot

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

Pussreboots

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

Lynn

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

Pussreboots

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

Pussreboots

For a pigeon, yes.



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

softdrink

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



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

Pussreboots

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

Care

Good one!



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

Pussreboots

Thanks!



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

Pussrboots

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

Pussrboots

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



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

Melissa

Brilliant! Hilarious! Bravo! :)



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

Pussrboots

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed it.



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

Dreamybee

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

Pussreboots

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