From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG!
Mr. Hoppy is in love with his neighbor, Mrs. Silver; but she is in love with someone else—Alfie, her pet tortoise. With all her attention focused on Alfie, Mrs. Silver doesn’t even know Mr. Hoppy is alive. And Mr. Hoppy is too shy to even ask Mrs. Silver over for tea. Then one day Mr. Hoppy comes up with a brilliant idea to get Mrs. Silver's attention. If Mr. Hoppy's plan works, Mrs. Silver will certainly fall in love with him. After all, everyone knows the way to a woman’s heart is through her tortoise.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Mira (just turned 8) - I would give it 5 stars because it was very interesting. It was so interesting that we finished it in only 2 nights. It was a very cute story. Mihaan (just turned 10) - I would give it 5 stars as it was a good story. I liked the part when Mr Hoppy lowered a hook to grab Mrs Silver's tortoise.
The best Author for Children and Adults. I will always cherish his books.
Very cute story. My son enjoyed it.
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