Date of Publication: 04/11/2002,
Pagination: 64 pages, full colour illustrations,
Series: 20th Century Architects,
Imprint: Egmont Books Ltd,
Published By: Egmont UK Ltd,
Book Classification: Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage), Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Interest age: from c 7 years
Herge's classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children's books. These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures.
The world's most famous travelling reporter goes Down Under. Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus are on their way to Sydney, Australia. Through a chance meeting they are invited to travel on board the private jet of billionaire Lazlo Carreidas.
But then they fall victim to a plot to kidnap Carreidas and are captured by Tintin's arch enemy Rastapopoulos. The Adventures of Tintin are among the best books for readers aged 8 and up. Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907.
Over the course of 54 years he completed over 20 titles in The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time.