The Book That saved the Earth class 10 chapter 10 English Footprints without feet summary
The book that saved the Earth class 10 summary
The Book that saved the earth is a play written by Clair Bioko. In the twenty-fifth century. while sitting in the Museum of Ancient history. the historian depicts the story of the Martians who visited Earth in the twentieth century to invade the planet.
The play is set in the twentieth century which was often called the Era of the Book. the play consists of imaginary characters having strange names such as might Chief think-tank Apprentice Noodle, Captain Omega, Lieutenant lota and Sergeant Oop.
Think Tank would consider himself as the most powerful and intelligent fellow among all the Martians and decides to visit Earth with his team. he always thinks that since he has a big balloon head. he is the most intelligent of all and constantly wants to be praised for it.
He and his team are eager to know how the Earthlings (people living on Earth ) live and how the Martians can put that planet under the generous Martians rulership., soon they arrive at the Centerville public library on Earth which was full of books. however they are unable to understand the purpose of those objects kept on the shelves.
To exhibit his acumen. the mighty think-tank tells his crew that Earth lings are fond of eating so probably those things arranged on shelves are sandwiches. Soon after he orders Captain omega. Lieutenant lota cleverly transfer this responsibility of eating the book
But he does not like the taste. he confirms to the think tank that it is not delicious. at all from this the crew realises that the book is not meant for eating.
After some time Apprentice Noodle suggests the mighty think-tank that probably the book is being used for communication with ears. they all try to hear the book by holding. it close to their ears,
Yet there was no sound coming from.it later Noodle suggests Think-tank that the book may be used for communication with eyes. the mighty think-tank agrees and orders the entire crew members to open and read the book. the name of the book is Mother Goose. which is a children’s rhymes book. however. they are unable to understand how to read it.