Roald Dahl’s heartwarming story of tortoises and true love – now with a phizzwhizzing new cover look! It’s so funny you’ll be tickled right out of your shell. Shy Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour: the lovely Mrs Silver. Sadly, she lavishes all her affection on Alfie, her pet tortoise! So Mr Hoppy dreams up a brave and wild plan to win the love of his lady. And it works: it’s won our undying love as well.
- Hilarious Roald Dahl classic loved by millions
- Simple short text perfect for younger solo readers
- Iconic black-and-white pictures by Quentin Blake
- Now a BBC TV film starring Dustin Hoffman