Esio Trot, a classic Roald Dahl story, brought to life in this audiobook edition 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. Quentin Blake is the award-winning English illustrator internationally known for his long partnership with Roald Dahl. He has also collaborated with many authors such as Joan Aiken, Michael Rosen, David Walliams and John Yeoman, illustrated books by Dr Seuss and created picture books of his own. He was appointed first-ever Children's Laureate in 1999 and in 2013 was knighted for his services to illustration.