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Dumpling Story Series: Episode 5 - Tortoise Road

The road of tortoises is a jumble! Bonnie Fields has to quickly figure out why, and then come up with an ingenious solution.

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Tortoise Road

“Bonnie, please close your eyes and go to sleep, dear,” Mum said. Her hand was on the light switch. Sylvie was already snoring away in her bed.

“I’m worried everyone will laugh at Sylvie’s new fringe tomorrow at her Turtle Troop meeting,” Bonnie said, staring at the ceiling.

“Oh, sweetbeans.” Mum sat on the edge of the bed and sighed. “Remember these three things. One: hair grows back. Two: you did your best. And three: Sylvie forgave you already for cutting her fringe too short. You know she really looks up to you.” 

Bonnie is in bed being tucked in by her mother who is wearing a green dress with white polka dots. Dumpling is sat on the bedside table.

“Okay, Mum. I hope so. Thanks,” Bonnie said. Mum kissed her forehead and closed the bedroom door almost all the way.

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Benefits of reading Dumpling - Tortoise Road

This short story covers themes of friendship and quest. This story can be read to kids in their early ages and is a great way to start a bedtime routine. It can also be read by children themselves. We recommend children with a reading age of 3 - 5 years old for this story.

Who are the main characters in Dumpling - Tortoise Road?

The main character in the Dumpling series is a young girl called Bonnie Fields. In this fantasy story set on earth and Fluffland, Bonnie Fields and her toy friend, Dumpling, have many adventures together. In episode 5 animal characters include a deer and a tortoise.