• Esio Trot

Mr. Hoppy is a shy old man who lives alone in an apartment building. He is in love with Mrs Silver, a woman who lives below him, but he is too shy to tell her how he feels and Mrs Silver only has eyes for Aflie, her pet tortoise.

2013 re-issue: first published in 1989. Includes black & white illustrations by Quentin Blake.

Author Roald Dahl
Publisher Puffin
ISBN 978-0-141-34649-6
Date Published 2013