Soon other wonderful new variations and ideas emerged from
the Trojan animal project:
|Perfect for getting over the city walls of Troy|
|And E's Trojan Worm: perfect for getting under them|
Inside S's Trojan monkey: "There's a banana person sitting on a banana chair, reading the banana news (instead of a newspaper. The monkey ate the banana and it turned into a banana person. The Greeks built the monkey so they could hid inside it, but they're dressed like bananas.
The Trojan bunny just wants to get inside the walls of Troy
to get to some tasty Trojan carrots.
They then began writing stories about their Trojan animals.
Below are a few choice excerpts:
|K. draws the shield of Athena in the nearby dirt to protect our writing muses|
K.: The story of the Trojan sphinx: The sphinx was guarding Troy. One day when a woman came to the gate, she had long black hair. This was Athena in disguise. She had heard that the sphinx was evil and had come to kill her. The sphinx saw her and asked, "What creature walks on four legs, then two legs, then three legs?" She said, "Man." The sphinx was mad. She killed herself.
L.M.: The story of the Trojan chicken: The Trojan chicken can lay eggs that the Greeks are inside of. The chicken can fly. He has jet feet to help him fly. When the eggs hit the ground, the Greeks come out.
S: The story of the Trojan monkey: Once there was a monkey. It was not just a monkey. It belonged to the Trojans. You know why? The Trojans think it belongs to them. The Greeks made it, but it was not a thank you gift. The Greeks were hiding in it and they were dressed like bananas. At night, the Greeks attacked. They won the battle!