As it happened, the children didn’t have to wait more than ten minutes to have a great time listening to Zigzag. For as soon as Visu left, Zigzag, still perched on the curtain rod, went off to sleep. And the moment he fell asleep, he began to SNORE!
And what a snore it was Kngrrwheeze!!! It began as a soft grumbly sort of rumble, much like that which the stomach of a mildly hungry dinosaur might have made. Then it grew louder, and louder, and LOUDER until it sounded as if a herd of elephants with cold was trumpeting angrily in the room. KNGRRDRRWHEEZE!!!
Zigzag’s snore pounded their eardrums till their heads ached.
Like cook Visu told the children, Krishnan's family didn't take long to listen to Zigzag's voice. But, Zigzag did not speak or sing. Instead it began to snore, sleeping on the same curtain rod.
The snoring began as a quiet grumbling sound, then increased to sound like the stomach of a somewhat hungry dinosaur. The snoring sound became louder and louder as if a troop of cold elephants were trumpeting angrily in the room with KNGRRDRRWHEEZE!!!
Soon, Zigzag's snoring hammered Krishnan's family's eardrums, causing them headaches.
Meaning of difficult words:
|Pound||To hit repeatedly with lot of noise|
|Rumble||To make a heavy sound|
State Council of Educational Research and Training (2018). Term 1 English Standard-10. Zigzag - Asha Nehemiah (pp. 50-55). Published by the Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation.