The Tale of Custard the Dragon Class 10 English


The Tale of Custard the Dragon Chapter Summary Notes 2023

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Central Idea of the Poem

The Tale of Custard the Dragon' is a funny poem that tells the story of a little girl Belinda and her pete Belinda lives with her little pata, a kitton, a mouse, a dog and a dragon, in her little house. Belinda and all her pets except the dragon have been described as very brave creatures.
 Even the mouse and the kitten have been shown to be so brave that they can chase lions but the dragon is such a coward, that it is always looking for the safety of a cage The dragon, however, surprised everyone with his heroic act of killing a pirate, who had come to Belinda's house and meant harm to her and her pets. All the bravery of Belinda and rest of her pets failed and they ran screaming for help but the dragon, whom everyone thought was a coward, rescued them from the pirate

STANZA-WISE Explanation


Belinda lived in a little white house,

With a little blank kitten and a little gray mouse,

And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon, And a realio, trulio, little pet dragon


Wagon - a carriage Realio-really used in the poem for effect!

Trulo-truly used in the poem for effect)

Exp-The poem opens with introducing the characters of the poem, namely Belinda, who Iived in a the whine house with her pets and a wagon. Her pats include a black kitten, little grey mouse, little yellow dog and a little dragon

Stanza 2

Now the name of the little blank kitten was Ink,

And the little gray mouse, she called her Bank,

And the little yalow dog was sharp us Mustard, But the dragon was a coward, and she called him Custard


Exp-Blenda had named her little black kitten as Ink and her little gray mouse was called Blink. The colour of her dog was as sharp and yellow as mustard and her dragon was called custard. Hore, the readers are introduced to the cowardice of custard as he was not brave and feared a lot

Stanza 3

Custard the dragon had big sharp teeth, And spikes on top of him and scales underneath,

Mouth like a fireplace, chimney for a nose, And  daggers on his toes. 


Spikes-sharp pointed structures on the body

Scales-thin hard plates that covers the body

Fireplace- the place where fire is burnt to keep the house warm

Chimney-a long pipe that opens on the roof to let out the smoke released from the fireplace.

Dagger-small sword

Ex-The description of Custard's physical appearance seems quite surprising to the readers as i has been shown as carrying all the features of a dragon that makes dragons powerful, scary and brave.

 It has big sharp teeth and spines on its back that could easily scare anyone away Custard also has the ability to spit fire which makes its mouth look like a fireplace showing his power. And his nose becomes the chimney through which the smoke comes out from the fire in his mouth Custard's toes are so pointed and sharp that they could out anything like a dagger-

Stanza 4

Belinda was as brave as a barrel full of bears,

And Ink and Blink chased lions down the stairs, Mustard was as brave as a tiger in a rage, But Custard cried for a nice safe cage.


Barrel- a box (usually used for keeping liquids)

Chase - to follow in order to capture.


compared to the bravery of many bears combined together Ink and Blink, despite being so small in size have the power to scare and, chase sway someone as strong as a lion. Her dog's bravery has been

Exp-All the members of the house accept custard are very brave. Belinda's bravery has been compared to that of a tiger's anger. But custard is completely opposite to his physical description and instead of being brave, always looks for a nice safe cage

Stanza 5

Belinda tickled him, she tickled him unmerciful, Ink, Blink and Mustard, they rudely called him Perek all,

They all sat laughing in the little red wagon At the reality, truly, cowardly dragon.

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