Heder, Thyra,

Alfie : (the turtle that disappeared) / Thyra Heder. - 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 27 cm

Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happens when he disappears on the eve of her seventh birthday to find her a special present.



Birthdays--Juvenile fiction.
Gifts--Juvenile fiction.
Turtles as pets--Juvenile fiction.
African Americans--Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships--Juvenile fiction.