Esio Trot

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Penguin Random House UK, 2016 - 55 pages
"Mr Hoppy lives alone above Mrs Silver. Mr Hoppy loves her. Mrs Silver loves her tortoise, Alfie. If only Mr Hoppy could perform some great feat that would make him a hero in her eyes! Then one day an amazing idea rushes into his head"...from cover.

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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  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

This is a story of undeclared love: the elderly Mr Hoppy, who lives in a flat right above a lady called Mrs Silver. The two of them chat about gardening and tortoises, but he's too shy even to invite ... Read full review

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