The Adventures of Tintin: Vol 7  by Herge
  

The Adventures of Tintin: Vol 7

Written by Herge
Part of the The Adventures of Tintin - Compact Editions Series

7+ readers   9+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

The Red Sea Sharks was chosen by April 2012 Guest Editor, Charlie Higson: "I’ve always loved comics, and as a kid I devoured Asterix and Tintin. I love the strong, clear and precise artwork in these books. Tintin become the model for my own children’s fiction. He is a child having adventures in the adult world, taking on and besting the grown-ups, and we never question that he is just a boy. I find the old ships and planes and vehicles terribly romantic and the look and feel of Tintin was a huge influence on my Young Bond books."

THIS VOLUME -

Volume 7 - The Calculus Affair; The Red Sea Sharks; Tintin in Tibet

Julia Eccleshare's Comment:

Tintin, the most celebrated boy-detective, has been given a highly attractive and distinctive new look in handsome, small scale editions which read more like books. Each volume contains two or three of the original Tintin titles which, though reduced in size, reproduce the illustrations and the text as boldly and brightly as the originals. For collectors, existing fans of Tintin and for the ever-growing number of new recruits, these 8 volumes include every Tintin title including Tintin in the Land of the Soviets, Tintin in the Congo and one unfinished title that was published after the author’s death. They really are an essential purchase for young and old alike.

TO VIEW ALL THE TINTIN VOLUMES TOGETHER AS WELL AS THE 35 INDIVIDUAL EDITIONS JUST CLICK HERE.

Synopsis

The Adventures of Tintin: Vol 7 by Herge

The Calculus Affair - "No more travels or adventures; no more careering all round the world. I've had enough of it!" says Captain Haddock. But danger threatens - Unscrupulous Bordurians kidnap Professor Calculus, and Tintin, Snowy and the Captain are soon on the trail again. It is no easy task to rescue the Professor and save his fantastic invention. Spies are everywhere, and Calculus lies deep in the fortress of Bakhine. But the Bordurians have Tintin to deal with.

The Red Sea Sharks - When he hears that the Emir Ben Kalish has been deposed by rebels, Tintin is quickly on his way to Khemed to help his old friend. But behind the scenes is that ruthless international gangster and slave trader, the so-called Marquis di Gorgonzola. The Marquis will stop at nothing to protect his sinister interests. Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock may escape from the danger of the desert, but far deadlier perils await them in the Red Sea.

Tintin in Tibet - The young Belgian reporter once again sets off around the world, travelling to Tibet in search of his friend, Chang, who has been involved in a plane crash high in the Tibetan mountains. Will he find Chang? And how will he survive the perilous snow-capped mountains and the dangers faced with every step?

About the Author

Herge

Tintin was created in 1929 by the Belgian cartoonist Hergé, then aged just 21, for a weekly children's newspaper supplement. Tintin is a young reporter, aided in his adventures by his faithful fox terrier dog Snowy (Milou in French). In Tintin, Hergé created a hero who embodied human qualities and virtues, without any faults.

The Adventures of Tintin is one of the most popular comics series of the twentieth century, with translations published in over 80 languages, and more than 230 million copies of the books sold worldwide.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
208 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Herge
More books by Herge

Author's Website

www.tintin.com/index.html

Publisher

Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

5th February 2007

ISBN

9781405229005

Categories


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools