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CO From his enormous collection , he easily found a seventeen - ounce tortoise and once again he made sure the shells matched in colour . Then he lowered Tortoise Number 3 on to Mrs Silver's balcony . As you will have guessed by now ...
Only once had she looked up and said , " You know , Mr Hoppy , I do believe he's getting a bit bigger . What do you think ? " " I can't see a lot of difference myself , " Mr Hoppy had answered casually . But now perhaps it was time to ...
Come in at once and let me make you a cup of tea . 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 ...
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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