Esio Trot

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Puffin Books, 1991 - Bashfulness - 55 pages
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Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's number one storyteller! This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot. Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last?

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User Review  - funstm - LibraryThing

I generally don't really like Roald Dahl's books. They just don't grab me, for all I do like Quentin Blake's illustrations. But this was a surprising read. It wasn't the best thing ever, but it was a ... Read full review

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User 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

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