Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. Bur Mrs Silver has eyes only for Alfie, her pet tortoise. How can he ever compete with such a rival? He comes up with a bold plan to win his lady's love, invloving some clever riddles and a whole army of tortoises. Will his patience be rewarded? And what's to become of Alfie? A highly humorous and unusual love story.
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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