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Mrs Silver was shouting . " Alfie's too big to get through the door of his little house ! He must have grown enormously ! " " Weigh him , " Mr Hoppy ordered . " Take him in and weigh him quick . ' " I Lope -- WD Say Mrs Silver did just ...
Say Mrs Silver did just that , and in half a minute she was back holding the tortoise in both hands and waving it above her head and shouting , " Guess what , Mr Hoppy ! Guess what ! He weighs twenty - seven ounces !
That evening , Mr Hoppy was watering his plants on the balcony when suddenly he heard Mrs Silver's shouts from below , shrill with excitement . " Mr Hoppy ! Mr Hoppy ! Where are you ? " she was shouting . " Just look at this !
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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