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An ancient spell, 140 tortoises, and a little bit of magic Mr. Hoppy is in love with his neighbor, Mrs. Silver; but she is in love with someone elseAlfie, 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.
Shy and lonely Mr. Hoppy devises a plan to win the heart of his true love, Mrs. Silver, by teaching her a spell to make her beloved pet tortoise grow bigger.
Number of Pages: 62
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Roald Dahl
Street Date: January 22, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-7604
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