The Tootings have trouble with their car just when exploring prehistoric times. Their marvellous car Chitty Chitty Bang Bang breaks down in a steaming jungle and they find themselves faced by a fully grown T. Rex. Family Tooting manages to flee apart from Baby Harry who has suddenly vanished without a trace. Fortunately Chitty is able to fly and so she can save Harry from 13 full-fledged tyrannosaurs at the last moment!
Due to the Chronojuster the Tootings zoom around various time zones again. But back home in Basildon something terrible has happened! Tiny Jack and his accomplice Nanny, who tried to steal Chitty before, have set up shop in their house to await their return. If the Chronojuster falls into their hands, nothing will be safe in this world anymore! How can the Tootings manage to adjust the Chronojuster so that they can bring help? But Chitty seems to have plans of her own!
This book is suitable for readers between 9 and 12 years of age.
Frank Cottrell Boyce is a published author of children’s books and young adult books and a successful screenwriter from Liverpool. Millions, his debut chidlren’s novel, won the 2004 Carnegie Medal and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. His second novel, Framed, was shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Children’s Fiction Award and has also been shortlisted for the 2005 Carnegie Medal. His third novel, Cosmic, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.
Joe Berger has illustrated numerous books, inside and out, for children and grown-ups. He also writes and draws comic strips and cartoons, many in collaboration with Pascal Wyse, as Berger & Wyse.