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Esio Trot

Narrated by: Quentin Blake
Length: 33 mins
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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Esio Trot by Roald Dahl, read by Sir Quentin Blake.

Mr Hoppy loves Mrs Silver.

Mrs Silver loves Alfie the tortoise.

Sometimes Mr Hoppy wishes he could become a tortoise. Until one day he finds a way to win Mrs Silver's heart, with the help of a little magic and some cabbage.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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this book was amazing I love ready these books they are so amazing all sort of adventures you will find

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Lovely story. Loved the ending.

The performance of this story is wonderful and story is so lovely especially at the end. Worries don't matter no more when happiness and love fill the little creature's journey of life.

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Short and sweet

This isn't the longest story to purchase but it is a lovely listen. My son has listened to it repeatedly, at least 20 times or more. Anyone who has seen the short film will have no problem with Quentin Blake's silky tones wrapping around the image in your mind making a joyful short story.

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A great book to listen to when in bed or a start to a early morning

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Esio Trot

I loved it because it had a happy ending. The best bit was when they got married. I lived all the three characters because they were all so nice. I also liled that there were no bad bits. Amélie, 5 years old