Benjamin Davies

See other News articles filed in ‘Motorhome’ written by Benjamin Davies
   
A new trilogy of books based on Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is to be published later this year – with a VW camper starring in the title role.

The books, written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, will feature a family where the father has just been made redundant. He begins to self-build his own motorhome, with a VW camper as the base; unknowingly, he fits the original Chitty Chitty Bang Bang engine within the vehicle. The trilogy will follow the adventures of the family in the camper, which has the ability to fly.

A new trilogy of books based on Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is to be published later this year – with a VW camper starring in the title role.

 

The books, written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, will feature a family where the father has just been made redundant. He begins to self-build his own motorhome, with a VW camper as the base; unknowingly, he fits the original Chitty Chitty Bang Bang engine within the vehicle. The trilogy will follow the adventures of the family in the camper, which has the ability to fly.

 

The first novel – titled Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again – will be published by Macmillan Children’s Books on 4 November.

Share with friends

Follow us on

Most recent motorhome reviews

The Practical Motorhome Lunar Roadstar EL review – 1 - The Lunar Roadstar EL rides on the very manoeuvrable Renault Master and is powered by a 2.3-litre, Euro 6-compliant, turbodiesel engine with 128bhp (© Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Bailey Autograph 68-2 review – 1 - This rear-lounge, 3500kg ’van is a pretty manageable 6.79m long – the wind-out awning is standard, too (© Practical Motorhome)

Tribute 680

£41,087OTR

The Practical Motorhome Tribute 680 review – 1 - The XL LWB Fiat Ducato-based Tribute 680 has a 25-litre underslung gas tank (© Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Adria Sonic Supreme I 810 SC review – 1 - The 2017-season Adria Sonic Supreme I 810 SC is priced from £86,990 OTR, £98,739 as tested (© Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Swift Rio 340 Black Edition review – 1 - Black cab detailing has been a hit in the Bolero and Kon-Tiki ranges, and has now come to the Rio (© Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Globecar Campscout Revolution review – 1 - This Fiat Ducato-based panel van conversion costs from £47,590 OTR (£50,416 as tested) (© Practical Motorhome)