Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: the magical car

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Random House Children's Books, Apr 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
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Ian Fleming, best known for his James Bond novels, wrote only one children' s book-- and it is a classic! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is the name of the flying, floating, driving-by-itself automobile that takes the Pott family on a riotous series of adventures as they try to capture a notorious gang of robbers. This is a story filled with humor, adventure, and gadgetry that only a genius like Fleming could create. "From the Hardcover edition."

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User Review  - Kweber8 - LibraryThing

Summary: Mr. Pott bought an old car from a junkyard and him and his family decided to drive it to the beach to go on a picnic lunch. On their way to lunch the family pressed a button on the dashboard ... Read full review

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User Review  - Manny - Goodreads

James Bond, the children's book begat James Bond, the musical begat James Bond, the stage show. But where can we go from here? It occurred to me to google "James Bond Ballet", and I did at least find this picture: description Surely it's now just a matter of time before it actually happens? Read full review


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Ian Fleming is the world-famous novelist and creator of James Bond.
James Lawrence began his writing career scripting training films for the US Armed Forces, and moved on to write features including "Buck Rogers" and "Joe Palooka,"
John McLusky was originally a Second World War artist for Bomber Command. As well as the "Bond" adaptations, McClusky also drew comic strips for various publications, featuring the likes of "Laurel & Hardy "and" Pink Panther.

John Burningham has been praised by "The New Yorker" as "one of the finest and most original writers at work today." His most recent picture book is "Hushabye,

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