Review of Honeycomb, Part II
Book review of Honeycomb
The title of the book is “Honeycomb” which is published by NCERT. It costs 30 Rs and we can get it very easily from the market.
The most interesting story is “The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom” which is written by William Elliot Griffis and the moral lesson of this story is that we should not be greedy. There is also a comic strip in the book which is “Gopal and the Hilsa fish “
which is written by R.B Heath.The best poem in the book is “ Dad and the Cat and the Tree” which is written by Kit Wright.
After every chapter there are many exercises like “Comprehension Check”, Speaking and Writing” etc. Some of the exercises of the book is very interesting.
The cover of the book is very nice. The quality of the pages is very nice and the print is also good if we buy the original NCERT book. The binding of the book is not very good.
The chapter “The Story of Cricket” is related to games and
sports and “Fire: Friend and Foe is related to science.
About the chapters
Three Questions is written by Leo Tolstoy. It is a story in which the king is in search of Three Questions. MORALS-Time is precious, we should do good to others, and we should listen to the person who is present with us at a particular moment.
The Squirrel is written by Mildred Bowers Armstrong. It is a poem about a squirrel. MORAL-We should not tease animals.
A Gift of Chappals
A Gift of Chappals is written by Vasantha Surya. It is a story. MORAL-We should always ask our elders before doing something.
The Rebel is a poem which is written by D.J Enright. MORAL-A rebel is very good because the rebel tells us about the opposite.
Gopal and the Hilsa Fish
Gopal and the Hilsa Fish is a comic which is written by R.B Heath. MORAL-We should not under estimate anyone.
The Shed is a poem which is written by Frank Flynn. MORAL-We should not be afraid of anything.
The Ashes that Made the Trees Bloom
The Ashes that Made the Trees Bloom is a story which is written by written by William Elliot Griffis. MORAL-We should not be greedy.
Chivvy is a poem which is written by Michael Rosen. MORAL-We should listen to our elders.
Quality is a story which is written by John Galsworthy. MORAL-There should be quality in our work.
Trees is a poem which is written by Shirley Bauer. MORAL-Trees give us a lot of things, so we should not cut trees.
Expert Detectives is a story which is written by Sharada Dwivedi. MORAL-We should not be very curious about anyone or any thing.
Mystery of the Talking Fan
Mystery of the Talking Fan is a poem which is written by Maude Rubin. MORAL-There is no mystery about electrical objects.
The Invention of Vita-Wonk
The Invention of Vita-Wonk is a story which is written by Roald Dahl. MORAL- Scientists are like magicians.
Dad and the Cat and the Tree
Dad and the Cat and the Tree is a poem which is written by Kit Wright. MORAL-We should not try to do anything, if we don't know how to do it.
Fire :Friend and Foe
Fire :Friend and Foe is an informative essay/ article which gives us information about the Fire. MORAL-Fire is our friend and also our enemy.
Meadow Surprises is a poem which is written by Lois Brandt Phillips. MORAL-Meadows have a lot of surprises.
A Bicycle in Good Repair
A Bicycle in Good Repair is a story which is written by Jerome K Jerome. MORAL-We should not allow others to repair our things, if we are not sure of their capabilities.
Garden Snake is a poem which is written by Muriel L Sonne. MORAL- We should not be afraid of any animal, if we have not hurt it.
The Story of Cricket
The Story of Cricket is written by Ramachandra Guha. It is an essay/ article which gives us information about Cricket. MORAL-We should play a team sport everyday so that we get qualities like leadership, team spirit etc.