The Seven Crystal Balls by Georges Remi Herge


The Seven Crystal Balls by Georges Remi Herge

This new Young Readers edition features the original comic story as well as extra bonus background material, which gives an insight into the book's creation and inspiration, together with a character portraits section. Following the kidnapping of Professor Calculus in The Seven Crystal Balls, Tintin and his trusty companions, Captain Haddock and Snowy, travel to Peru. With the help of a young local named Zorrino, the three follow Calculus' trail to fin the Temple of the Sun. Despite their good intentions, the heroes of the story are taken as villains by the hidden Incan civilization they discover and taken prisoner! How will Tintin and Captain Haddock escape?

About the Author

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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80 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

3rd July 2014



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