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Tintin and the Lake of Sharks
 

Tintin and the Lake of Sharks (Paperback, New edition)

By Herge

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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?

ISBN 9781405206341
Barcode 9781405206341
Published 1 May 2005 by Egmont UK Ltd
Format Paperback, New edition
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Series The Adventures of Tintin
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ISBN-13 9781405206341
ISBN-10 1405206349
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint Egmont Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 May 2005
International Publication Date 4 November 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Herge
Series The Adventures of Tintin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Graphic / Comic Strip
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 221mm
Height: 294mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 201g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.59593
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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 embark 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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Tintin shows young readers that the world in all its complexity is theirs to bestride * The Wall Street Journal *

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Author's Bio

Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. His pseudonym comes from his initials backwards (R.G., as pronounced in French). Over the course of 54 years he completed 23 albums of The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time. With translations published in over 80 languages, more than 230 million copies sold worldwide and a Hollywood movie to its name, Tintin dominates the Comics and Graphic Novels chart even today. Sadly, Herge died in 1983, leaving his 24th album, Tintin and Alph-Art, unfinished, but his hero continues to be one of the most iconic characters in both adult and children's fiction.

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