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Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shy Mr. Hoppy devises a plan to win the heart of his true love by teaching her a spell to make her tortoise grow bigger. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 9780224083867 0224083864
OCLC Number: 636906890
Notes: Originally published: 1990.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately, she lavishes all her affection on another... Alfie, her pet tortoise.  Read more...

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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 Read more...

 
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