The set contains five die-cut dolls - the father, the father's love interest, boy and girl, and Grandpa. There are also 34 punch-out clothing items and accessories for them.
The book is based upon a popular children's movie of the time. Dick Van Dyke starred as Caractacus Potts, a tinkering but ne'er-do-well inventor who fixes up a car so that it can fly and do other amazing things.
More Chitty Chitty Bang Bang facts:
- Benny Hill appeared in the film as a toymaker.
- The main villain of the film was a man who went around kidnapping and imprisoning children - which horrified an entire generation of little ones (including this author).
- A sequence from the film gave birth to Toot Sweets, a product that was both a candy and a whistle.
- The book, upon which the film was based, was written by Ian Fleming - the man who created James Bond.