'Esio Trot' by Roald Dahl. Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately she lavishes all her affection on anotherâ€¦ Alfie, her pet tortoise. Mr Hoppyâ€™s wildly ingenious plot to defeat his rival and win the love of his lady will delight and amaze, involving, as it does a cryptic riddle and no fewer than a hundred and forty tortoises, large and small. Rrp £4.99. Paperback. Age 5+?