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Esio Trot

Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2016.
Series: IC Premier's Reading Challenge Year 3 and Year 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's number one storyteller! 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,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Children's stories
Adventure stories
Humorous fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl
ISBN: 9780141365480 014136548X 9780141311333 9780224083867 0224083864 0141311339 9780141322797 0141322799 9780141326290 0141326298 9780141346496 0141346493 9780141348674 0141348674 9780141349855 0141349859 9780141369389 0141369388 9780141371399 0141371390
OCLC Number: 1164055177
Target Audience: Ages 7+
Description: 55 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: IC Premier's Reading Challenge Year 3 and Year 4.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.


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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