Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. but Mrs Silver has eyes only for Alfie, her pet tortoise. How can he ever compete with such a rival? He comes up with a plan to win his lady's love, involving some riddles and a whole army of tortoises. By the author of "The BFG", "The Witches" and "Matilda".
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"In this delightful story Roald Dahl gives us a very unhero-like hero; he his an average man who has to use his intelligence to get what he wants. Readers will laugh out loud when they realize what Mr. Hopper is up to, and they will be interested to find out if his rather devious scheme is going to work out" ( Through The Looking Glass)Book Description:
A treat of a reptile-inspired romance.
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