1.What is the significance behind Septimus' name?
2. Where did Septimus and his family live?
3. How did Aunt Bless get her name?
4. What is the name of their other neighbour?
5. Why, according to Mama, could Septimus NOT get an apple for himself?
6. What did Aunt Bless do to appease Septimus?
7. How did Septimus surprise his family with his gift from Aunt Bless?
8. What point of view is used to tell the story?
9. Identify the plot structure that is used in this short story.
Contributor: Leisa Samuel-Thomas