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Every day , when Mr Hoppy looked over his balcony and saw Mrs Silver whispering endearments to Alfie and stroking his shell , he felt absurdly jealous . He wouldn't even have minded becoming a tortoise himself if it meant Mrs Silver ...
Now what you have to do , Mrs Silver , is hold Alfie up to your face and whisper these words to him three times a day , morning , noon and night . Let me hear you practice them . " Very slowly and stumbling a little over the strange ...
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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