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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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang #1)

User Review  - Pamela - Goodreads

I remember reading this book when I was much younger. Of course know I know Ian Fleming more for his James Bond novels than this one children's book he wrote (published after his death). A quick read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle Graham - Goodreads

Primary descriptor for this book = adorable. Adorable story, adorable characters, adorable storytelling... All of it was adorable. I grew up watching Dick Van Dyke in the movie, and it has always held ... 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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