Esio Trot Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story is about an old man who lives in an apartment complex. Everyday, he go to his balcony and listen to the woman living below him feed her turtle and pet and cuddle him. The old man wanted to marry the old woman but he was to shy to even start a conversation with her. One day, he musters up enough courage and asks her how her turtle was doing. She replies saying that she is very worried because it is not growing. The man thinks quickly and says that he knows a magical poem and when the turtle is sung the poem, it grows.
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He teaches her the poem. Then, he immedietly goes to the pet store and finds and buys all the turtles the store has. Every day, the man would switch her turtle with one that was slightly bigger. Now, the problem is, how can he get her to like him? And will he then have enough courage to ask her to marry him?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   reptile Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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