Entertaining pictures and lilting rhymes with intricate long word rhymes that add up to fun for the four year old. Timothy Turtle had put enough provender aside to satisfy anyone. His ferry business paid off well. But it wasn't enough. He wanted fame. A trip up the mountain promised adventure and Timothy departed from his snug home for distant horizons. The trip proved hazardous and Timothy turned back, but he managed to acquire fame and the story is told in deftly handled verse that children will like.