Roary the Racing Car @ Waterstones Midsummer Place (27 August)

Big Chris & RoaryRace along to Waterstones and celebrate the release of the Haynes Roary the Racing Car Manual! The store is offering the opportunity to come and get your copy of the book and have it signed by ‘Big Chris.’ Life sized Roary the Racing Car will also be at Big Chris’ side, zooming around and meeting the fans – a real treat for any Roary enthusiast!

Aimed at the 2-6-years age group, the Roary the Racing Car Manual brings the Haynes treatment, complete with big, bright cutaway drawings and illustrated step-by-step guides, to one of the most popular children’s TV characters. Inspired by the world-famous Haynes Manuals, this book explains how Roary works, what’s under his body panels and how Big Chris keeps him in tip-top condition.

Roary’s friends also feature, as readers learn more about racing cars and motor racing at Silver Hatch racetrack. Learn about what happens during a race, how Big Chris looks after the cars in the workshop, and find out racing facts about Roary and his friends.

For more information about the Roary the Racing Car series, along with activities, games and competitions, please visit

Friday 27th August
11:00 – 11:45 & 12:30 – 13:15