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Let’s play a round of Would You Rather: Extremely Silly Edition!
Read each question below, then decide what you would rather do!
WOULD YOU RATHER…
hop instead of walk OR sleep upside down?
eat all of your meals with a toothpick OR eat without using your hands?
sing your homework answers in class OR run laps around your classroom?
shout when you want to whisper OR whisper when you want to shout?
have a dog that meows OR a cat that barks?
Leave your answers in the comments below. And add of your own questions, too!
Are you a fan of chickaDEE’s Daisy Dreamer comic? If so, you’ll be super excited to meet the writer, Philip Moscovitch.
We asked Phil a few questions to get to know him better. Here’s what he had to say!
chickaDEE: When did you start writing?
Philip: I’ve been writing since I was kid. I remember writing long stories and trying to write comics in Grade 4. I started writing as my job about 20 years ago.
chickaDEE: What inspires you?
Philip: Sometimes I just start writing and then ideas start coming to me. Even after many years, it still feels like magic. I also find my kids inspiring. They’re pretty interesting people.
chickaDEE: What kind of books did you read as a kid?
Philip: The Hardy Boys, old-fashioned humour, books about hockey, and lots of comics! I especially loved Tintin, Asterix and old Marvel comics. A strange comic called Plop was one of my favourites.
chickaDEE: What’s your favourite rainy day activity?
Philip: Board games, video games and movies.
chickaDEE: Favourite pizza toppping?
chickaDEE: Are you a morning person or night owl?
Philip: Definitely a night owl! But that doesn’t work so well when you have a family. I don’t stay up too late anymore, because I don’t get to sleep in.
chickaDEE: Where is the coolest place you’ve been?
Philip: There are these caves in a place called Diros, near where my mother lives in Greece. They have water and you go through the caves in a boat. Very, very cool. I’m also a huge baseball fan, so going to games at Fenway Park in Boston and Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana, Cuba, was also a lot of fun.
chickaDEE: Who’s your hero?
Philip: My comics hero is Jack Kirby. He had an incredible imagination and created or helped create tons of characters, including Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk and The Fantastic Four. A lot of people know Stan Lee, but not as many know Jack Kirby. Two of my favourite Kirby characters are the super-villain Darkseid and Kamandi, the last boy on earth.
chickaDEE: Favourite board game?
Philip: I’ll say Werewolves, even though you play it with special cards and not a board.
chickaDEE: What’s the best thing about writing Daisy Dreamer?
Philip: Learning about cool places, animals and meeting kids who read the comic and love it. Daisy has a lot of fans!
Thanks, Philip! It was great getting to know you better. Keep your eyes peeled for more chickaDEE interviews!
Bye for now,
A few weeks ago, we asked you to tell us a cool fact for a chance to win a Professor Noggin’s Trivia Card Game prize pack!
And the winner is… Nolan, 7 1/2. His fact was:
“Worms breathe through their skin.”
Congratulations, Nolan! That’s an amazing fact.
Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. Keep your eyes peeled for the next contest!
It’s time for Reader Art of the Week!
This week’s drawing by Evelyn, 6, has me dreaming of summer!
It’s called “Summer Sunshine”.
Birds, butterflies, and a bike! I can feel the warm sunshine already.
Thanks for sending in your drawing, Evelyn!
Talk to you later,