Selfish Giant Became Selfless

By | March 5, 2017

 Selfish Giant Became Selfless

So he crept downstairs and opened the front door quite softly, and went out into the garden. But when the children saw him, they were so frightened that they all ran away, and the garden became winter again. Only the little boy did not run, for his eyes were so full of tears that he did not see the Giant coming. And the Giant stole up behind him and took him gently in his hand, and put him up into the tree. And the tree broke at once into blossom, and the birds came and sang on it, and the little boy stretched out his two arms and flung them around the Giant’s neck, and kissed him. And the other children, when they saw that the Giant was not wicked any longer, came running back, and with them came the spring. it is your garden now, little children”, said the Giant, and he took a great axe and knocked down the wall.


(a) How did the Giant enter the garden?

(b) What did the children do when they saw the Giant coming?

 (c) What did the Giant due to the little boy?

(d) What happened to the tree when the little boy was put into it?

 (e) What did the Giant finally do?

(f) Find out the words from the passage which mean

(i) Flower (ii) morally bad.


(a) The Giant opened the front door quite softly and went out into the garden.

(b) They ran away when they saw the Giant.

(c) The Giant lifted the little boy softly and put him in the tree.

(d) The tree broke into blossoms.

(e) The Giant finally knocked down the wall.

 (f) blossoms (ii) wicked.

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