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You could buy them quite cheaply in any pet - shop and they were probably the least troublesome of all childhood pets , and quite harmless . Tortoises used to be brought into England by the thousand 5.
He wanted a great many , at least one hundred , perhaps more . And he had to choose them very carefully . To you and me there is not much difference between one tortoise and another . They differ only in their size and in the colour of ...
That's the very least you deserve ! " Seated in a comfortable armchair in Mrs Silver's parlour , sipping his tea , Mr Hoppy was all of a twitter . He looked at the lovely lady sitting opposite him and smiled at her .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
Mr. Hoppy has been in love with the widowed Mrs. Silver for years. He lives in the apartment above hers and grows plants on his balcony, which gives him the excuse to look down and discuss her beloved ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bobbybslax - LibraryThing
It was a cute bedtime story and I think it’s improved my fondness for turtles somehow, but the ending isn’t as pleasant as I expected. Marriages shouldn’t be founded on lies. But at least Alfie the Turtle lived/lives a good life. Read full review