Here, you will find summaries, questions, answers, workbook solutions, pdf, extras etc. of ICSE Class 9 English short story (Treasure Chest: A Collection of ICSE Poems and Short Stories). These solutions, however, should be only treated as references and can be modified/changed. Please select the poem and proceed.
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|Bonku Babu’s Friend|
|Oliver Asks for More|
|The Model Millionaire|
|The Boy Who Broke the Bank|
About ICSE Class 9 Short Stories (Treasure Chest) textbook
Imagine a book that whisks you away to different worlds with every turn of the page. That’s exactly what the ICSE Class 9’s “Treasure Chest” of short stories does. It’s not just a textbook; it’s a passport to adventures, emotions, and life lessons.
Take “Bonku Babu’s Friend” by the legendary Satyajit Ray, for instance. Here, we meet Bonku Babu, a dedicated teacher in Kankurgachhi Village Primary School. He’s the kind of teacher we all remember – patient, kind, and ever-passionate about his subject. But there’s more to him than meets the eye. A chance encounter in a bamboo grove takes the story from everyday school life to a realm of mystery and wonder. It’s classic Ray – unexpected and utterly captivating.
Then there’s a fresh take on “Oliver Twist”, a tale that many might think they know, but there’s always something new to discover. Through Oliver’s eyes, we’re reminded of the stark realities of the Victorian era. His simple request for more soup isn’t just a line in a story; it’s a heart-wrenching moment that speaks volumes about the world he lived in.
What’s truly special about “Treasure Chest” is its range. One moment you’re navigating the icy challenges of the North Pole, and the next, you’re deep in the heart of Brazil’s dense forests. It’s a whirlwind tour of cultures, histories, and raw human emotions.
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