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User Review  - peterbmacd - 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

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User Review  - Shahnareads - LibraryThing

I want a room full of turtles. The ending seemed a little rushed there, Mr. Dahl. Just hop right onto that marriage train. Doesn't matter he tricked her and lied to her. Jeeze. Silliness. Read full review

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User Review  - amrahmn - LibraryThing

This was a somewhat sweet story of shy Mr. Hoppy trying to make Mrs. Silver happy by having her tortoise Alfie grow. It isn't my favorite Roald Dahl story simple because I thought that the message was ... Read full review

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User Review  - SMLawrence - LibraryThing

Esio Trot, or tortoise backwards, is a sweet story of Mr. Hoppy, his neighbor Mrs. Silver, and her pet turtle, Alfie. Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver but is too afraid to ask her out, but he ... Read full review

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User Review  - rata - LibraryThing

A delightful, humourous story about love. Mr Hoppy ( a shy, single retired man) lives above Mrs Silver ( a kind widow), their balconies provide a platform for them to communicate to each other. Mrs ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carole8 - LibraryThing

Enjoyable. Read full review

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User Review  - AmberTheHuman - LibraryThing

Quite short, even for a chilren's book. A little deceptive, but definitely cute. Read full review


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