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  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

This is the story of an extraordinary family and the very special car they decide to adopt. They get up to some amazing shenanigans together. Although it was written in the '60s, it comes across as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fahim Chand - Goodreads

Title : Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Before I first opened this book I felt excited because Ian Fleming has written the James Bond novels, one of the most popular movie series of all time. When I did open ... 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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