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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | [Ian Fleming]

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Crackpot is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells them what it is. Then they find that she can fly... and swim... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop a criminal gang in its tracks and she is taking the Potts with her! Jump into the world s most loved magical car, for her first adventure ever!
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Crackpot is what everybody calls the Pott family. So when they go to buy a new car and come back with a wreck, nobody is surprised. Except for the Potts themselves. First, the car has a name. And she tells them what it is. Then they find that she can fly... and swim...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a car on a mission to stop a criminal gang in its tracks and she is taking the Potts with her! Jump into the world s most loved magical car, for her first adventure ever!

© Ian Fleming Publications Ltd 1964, 1965, (P) Ian Fleming Publications Ltd, 2013. © AudioGO Ltd, 2013 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a registered trademark of Danjaq LLC and United Artists Corporation, used under licence by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. All rights reserved.

©1964 Ian Fleming (P)2013 AudioGO Ltd

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    MissSusie66 05-30-14
    MissSusie66 05-30-14 Member Since 2010

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    "Not even close to the musical movie"

    Well I have discovered that my favorite movie from childhood is only Very Loosely based on Ian Fleming's book of the same name.

    The only thing familiar from the movie I love so much was the car and the kids' names, everything else is different, no grandpa, no Truly, no child catcher or Baron. It was very odd to have it be familiar yet not at the same time.

    I’m still trying to get over how different this was than what I was expecting; it is more similar to the Bond stories than the musical movie is. There are crooks and their hideout and trying to get away. This was a fun book but just know it is nothing like the movie of your childhood.

    David Tennant's narration was fabulous though, great accents and voices and characters! Tennant’s narration made this book even better.

    4 Stars

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    H. Owsley 11-11-14
    H. Owsley 11-11-14
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    "Rollicking Good Fun!"
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    When I heard the audio sample of this book with David Tenant's voice, I knew he would do a perfect narration of a lovely story and I was right. The story itself is a delight, but what he does with the various voices make this recording top-notch. It is unlike the movie as many have noted, and not typical Ian Fleming, but taken on its own merit it is a great adventure story with sly British humor woven throughout. A real treat for family listening.

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    Mary Harrisonburg, VA, United States 01-08-14
    Mary Harrisonburg, VA, United States 01-08-14 Member Since 2007
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    "David Tennant and Ian Fleming--a great combination"
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    This review is of the audio version read by David Tennant. Unfortunately, many reviews are NOT of the audio version on this site. The book is a lot of fun and well worth two hours of your time. David Tennant is clearly a fan of Fleming, judging from the interview at the end (a wonderful bonus for Tennant fans).

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    Jason FREDERICKSBURG, VA, United States 12-09-13
    Jason FREDERICKSBURG, VA, United States 12-09-13 Member Since 2007
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    "Love David Tenet and Ian Fleming but this is just"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No


    If you’ve listened to books by Ian Fleming before, how does this one compare?

    Ian Fleming other books are great this one falls short


    What about David Tennant’s performance did you like?

    Love David Tennat voice, I hope he does more audio work


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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