Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver, but her heart belongs to Alfie, her pet tortoise. Mr. Hoppy is too shy to approach Mrs. Silver, until one day he comes up with a brilliant idea to win her heart. If Mr. Hoppy's plan works, Mrs. Silver will certainly fall in love with him. But it's going to take one hundred and forty tortoises, an ancient spell, and a little bit of magic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing
This is a story of undeclared love: the elderly Mr Hoppy, who lives in a flat right above a lady called Mrs Silver. The two of them chat about gardening and tortoises, but he's too shy even to invite ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChazziFrazz - LibraryThing
I enjoy Roald Dahl's writing, be it children's lit or adult (yes, he has written a few adult books). This is a charming little romance that I read in one sitting. Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver ... Read full review