Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Rhythm revisited

Kids in schools often ask me why the pigeon in On the Road to Mr. Mineo's only has one leg.

The honest answer?

I needed something for the rhythm.

One-legged pigeon had the right rhythm.



Sharon Creech said...

Similarly, that's why I have a one-armed Farley in my upcoming book. (Farley is a man's name)

Barbara O'Connor said...

Sharon, I love knowing that! And isn't it great that we GET it?!

❀ Stacy DeKeyser said...

Hey, you're right!