Puffin Books, 1991 - Bashfulness - 55 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - funstm - LibraryThing
Mr Hopper is desperately in love with his neighbour Mrs Silver who spends all her time doting on her pet tortoise Alfie. When Mrs Silver says she desperately wants to see Alfie grow bigger, Mr Hopper ... Read full review
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