The Tin Snail

The Tin Snail


It’s 1938.
In order to save his dad’s job, Angelo needs to invent a brand-new car that can carry:

a farmer
his wife
two chickens
a flagon of wine
and a dozen eggs

across a bumpy field without breaking a single egg . . . and without the enemy discovering his top-secret design!

Here's the extraordinary story – inspired by real events – of how one little car changed history.


  • Charming

About the author

Cameron McAllister

Cameron McAllister is a TV scriptwriter, and has worked on shows such as Robinson Crusoe, Spooks Code 9, Primeval and Emmerdale. He grew up near the beaches of Cornwall, and now lives in Brighton with his wife, four sons and Floss the dog.
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