Adventure stories

The Adventures of Tintin Volume 2

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282765

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

View: 3344

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures investigates smugglers in the two-part story Cigars of the Pharaoh and The Blue Lotus, then travels into the depths of the rainforest in The Broken Ear. Cigars of the Pharaoh On the hunt for an Egyptologist and a mysterious ancient pharaoh, Tintin scours Egypt and India. He makes friends with elephants, narrowly avoids falling victim to the poison of madness and saves a maharajah from a killer tiger. The Blue Lotus In India, Tintin gets drawn into a dangerous mystery revolving around a madness-inducing poison. He traces its origins to Shanghai and a nefarious web of opium traffickers. But can he outwit the crooks? The Broken Ear The Arumbaya fetish has been stolen! But with the help of a talking parrot, Tintin is soon on the hunt for the famous artefact, which can be distinguished by its broken ear. He must solve a murder and discover the true value of the fetish, and quick - because he is not the only one on the trail! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Children's stories

The Blue Lotus

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405208048

Category: Children's stories

Page: 62

View: 3775

A girl whose fortunes have plummeted from wealthy aristocrat to servant-girl. A magic hazel twig. A prince. A desperate escape from danger. This is not the story of a girl whose fairy godmother arranges her future for her. This is the story of Selena, who will take charge of her own destiny, and learn that her magic is not to be feared but celebrated.
Comic books, strips, etc

Tintin

The Complete Companion

Author: Michael Farr

Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books

ISBN: 9781405261272

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 128

View: 9855

Join the world’s most famous travelling reporter in the complete guide to the world of Tintin. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, illustrations, sketches and maps, the Tintin Companion is the ideal gift book for any fan of Herge’s great character. Written by ace Tintinologist Michael Farr, this book is the complete guide to The Adventures of Tintin, including fascinating background information on how the books were created. Learn how Tintin was based on Herge’s brothe, and Captain Haddock on himself! With fascinating detail Michael Farr also recounts how real people came to be immortalised in the Tintin books. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies of Herge’s works have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Adventure and adventurers

Tintin and the Lake of Sharks

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405208222

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 44

View: 479

The world’s most famous travelling reporter searches for the truth behind the theft of some priceless works of art. But what does the King Shark have to do with it all? Tintin and his friends are holidaying in Syldavia with Professor Calculus, who has invented an amazing new duplicating machine. But a series of strange occurrences makes Tintin suspicious. Who is the mysterious “King Shark”, and what does he want with Calculus’ machine? Is there a connection with the recent theft of famous works of art from the world’s leading museums? Tintin is determined to find out! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Adventure stories

The Adventures of Tintin Volume 3

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282772

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

View: 6740

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in three exciting adventures as he visits the highlands of Scotland in The Black Island, solves a mysterious theft in King Ottokar's Sceptre, and meets a certain Captain Haddock for the first time in The Crab with the Golden Claws. The Black Island Wrongly accused of a theft, Tintin is led to set out with Snowy on an adventure to investigate a gang of forgers. King Ottokar's Sceptre Tintin travels to the Syldavia and uncovers a plot to dethrone King Muskar XII. But can he help the head of state before it's too late? The Crab with the Golden Claws Faced with a drowned sailor, counterfeit coins and a ship full of opium, Tintin sets out on another adventure. Aboard the Karaboudjan, Tintin is introduced to Captain Haddock for the first time, and they are soon both facing a deathly thirst in the Sahara desert. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Comic books, strips, etc

The Black Island

Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405266970

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 80

View: 7942

The world’s most famous travelling reporter solves the mystery of the Black Island. Wrongly accused of a theft, Tintin is led to set out with Snowy on an adventure to investigate a gang of forgers. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Comic books, strips, etc

The Broken Ear

Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405266994

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 80

View: 3094

The world’s most famous travelling reporter must call on a feathered friend to track down a famous artifact . . . and solve a murder in the process. The Arumbaya fetish has been stolen! But with the help of a talking parrot, Tintin is soon on the hunt for the famous artefact, which can be distinguished by its broken ear. He must solve a murder and discover the true value of the fetish, and quick - because he is not the only one on the trail! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Adventure stories, English

Daring Escapes

Author: Anthony Masters

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9780749640088

Category: Adventure stories, English

Page: 96

View: 829

A series of true-life adventures for reluctant or less-able readers, encompassing astonishing feats and adventures, dangerous journeys and great moments from the world of football. Each book contains three short stories of approximately 1,500 words each on a linked theme, written in a very accessible style and illustrated throughout with lively black-and-white line artwork. Where possible the illustrations have a non-fiction feel: maps, diagrams and cutaways all feature.
Adventures of Tintin (Motion picture)

The Art of The Adventures of Tintin

Author: Weta Workshop,Chris Guise

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 9781869509309

Category: Adventures of Tintin (Motion picture)

Page: 200

View: 7458

The artists at Weta Digital and Weta Workshop were thrilled to get the opportunity to work with Steven Spielberg to bring Hergé’s characters to the big screen in 'The Adventures of Tintin'. This book tells the story of how the filmmakers started with the original Hergé artwork and books and ended up with what is seen on-screen. It features early concept drawings, previs sequences, models, costume designs and final stills from the film. The book focuses on the creative process, showing the many designs that made it into the movie and others that didn’t. It highlights the attention to detail, skill and creativity of all the artists involved in the making of the movie. The story is told by the artists themselves, who talk about their inspirations, techniques and experiences.
Adventure stories

The Adventures of Tintin Volume 1

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282758

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 206

View: 3775

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures as he travels behind the Iron Curtain in Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, and tangles with Al Capone in Tintin in America. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow's secret police . . . Tintin in America Gangsters, Cowboys, Indians and the Big Apple await Tintin when he travels across the Atlantic to America. He soon finds himself in terrible danger - but with Snowy to help him, he faces it head on . . . Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Adventure and adventurers

Tintin in Tibet

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405206310

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 62

View: 3448

The world’s most famous travelling reporter is devastated at the death of a dear friend. But what if all is not as it seems? Could Chang still be alive? Tintin’s friend Chang has been killed in a terrible plane crash and Tintin is distraught. But after a strange dream, Tintin becomes convinced Chang is alive. Together with Captain Haddock, he sets out on an impossible mission, an adventure deep into the mountains, through blizzards and caves of ice. They must find Chang at all costs! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Busy Body Book

A Kid's Guide to Fitness

Author: Lizzy Rockwell

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307793427

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 9890

A celebration of the amazing human machine and a life on the move! Your amazing body can jump, sprint, twist, and twirl. Your body is built to move. Lizzy Rockwell explains how your bones and muscles, heart and lungs, nerves and brain all work together to keep you on the go. Kids walk and skate and tumble through these pages with such exuberance that even sprouting couch potatoes will want to get up and bounce around—and that’s the ultimate goal. Studies show that American kids are becoming more sedentary and more overweight and that they carry these tendencies with them into adolescence and adulthood. Experts agree that we need to help kids make physical activity a life-long habit. Through education, information, and encouragement, this book aims to inspire a new generation of busy bodies!
Juvenile Fiction

Castafiore Emerald

Author: Herge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781435229754

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1232

A gypsy fortune-teller's prophecy for Captain Haddock begins coming true, Bianca Castafiore's emerald vanishes, and Tintin is hard put to clear everything up
Egypt

Cigars of the Pharaoh

Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405267021

Category: Egypt

Page: 80

View: 887

The world’s most famous travelling reporter must unearth the truth behind the strange cigars bearing a pharaoh’s symbol. On the hunt for an Egyptologist and a mysterious ancient pharaoh, Tintin scours Egypt and India. He makes friends with elephants, narrowly avoids falling victim to the poison of madness and saves a maharajah from a killer tiger. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Tintin (Fictitious character)

Cigars of the Pharaoh ; The Blue Lotus

Author: Hergé,Benoît Peeters,Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper

Publisher: Methuen Childrens Books

ISBN: 9780416162424

Category: Tintin (Fictitious character)

Page: 155

View: 1561

Tegneserie. Faraos cigarer: Efter mødet med en ægyptolog, hvirvles Tintin og hans vakse hund Terry ind i nogle utroligt dramatiske begivenheder, der leder Tintin på sporet af en international heroinsmuglerbande. Den blå Lotus: Tintin jager opiumsforbrydere i Shanghai
Juvenile Fiction

Tintin and Alph-art

Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781435224544

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 62

View: 737

Presents the author's final, unfinished story, in a book that includes a series of unpublished documents recently discovered to shed light on the incomplete conclusion of the story.
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc

The Making of Tintin

Author: Hergé,Benoît Peeters

Publisher: Methuen Childrens Books

ISBN: 9780416293005

Category: Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc

Page: 155

View: 2639

Graphic novels

The Adventures of Tintin Volume 7

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282819

Category: Graphic novels

Page: 192

View: 5293

Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures! In Volume 7, Tintin faces ruthless gangsters in The Red Sea Sharks, scales mountain peaks in Tintin in Tibet, and solves a baffling case of theft in The Castafiore Emerald. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
Graphic novels

The Shooting Star

Author: Hergé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405267014

Category: Graphic novels

Page: 80

View: 9245

Things are hotting up for Tintin as a huge fireball comes hurtling towards earth! Soon he is setting sail with Captain Haddock to find the meteorite in the stormy Arctic Ocean, but a valuable metal is contained in the meteorite and Tintin's attempts to reach it are met with relentless sabotage!