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Roald Dahl. Mr Hoppy , a retired bachelor , harbours a secret passion for the attractive widow Mrs Silver . She , however , lavishes all her affection on another ... Alfie , her pet tortoise . Mr Hoppy's wildly ingenious plot to defeat ...
Roald Dahl. OTHER BOOKS FOR CHILDREN BY THE SAME AUTHOR James and the Giant Peach Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Fantastic Mr Fox The Magic Finger Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Danny , the Champion of the World The Wonderful ...
Roald Dahl. Roald Dahl ESIO TROT Illustrations by Quentin Blake B 2 mul ~ / 1 JONATHAN CAPE LONDON to Clover and Luke First published 1990 Text Roald Dahl.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
Mr. Hoppy has been in love with the widowed Mrs. Silver for years. He lives in the apartment above hers and grows plants on his balcony, which gives him the excuse to look down and discuss her beloved ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bobbybslax - 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