Ian Fleming s treasured classic soars in a deluxe edition featuring John Burningham s vibrant, full-color original illustrations.
Famous for creating James Bond, Ian Fleming also loved fast cars and this passion inspired him to write his only children s book, penned for his young son, Caspar. Published fifty years ago in 1964, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car "introduced the world to" "the thrilling adventures of the "crackpot" Pott family and the flying car with a mind of her own. "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang "became an instant bestseller that has been reinvented as a musical and a film (with a screenplay co-written by Roald Dahl) and has also inspired three sequels written by Frank Cottrell Boyce. Now, to honor half a century of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, "Candlewick Press presents a full-color gift edition ready to zoom straight into hearts of a new generation."
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
50 ANV DLX
The Magical Car