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? A brand new Quentin Blake cover gives this much-loved classic a great new look. “A true genius…Roald Dahl is my hero”. (David Walliams).
Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world’s No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake’s inimitable artwork. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children’s writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers after his death in 1990, and total sales are now over 100 million worldwide! Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children’s illustrators.