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When a meteor crashes to the earth, Professor Phostle discovers that it contains a valuable new metal. Now Tintin and his friends begin a dangerous search in the polar regions in this exciting adventure.Recommended for ages 9 and up.
Georges Rémi was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1907. He became interested in art at a young age and began drawing. In 1924 he began signing his drawings with the name Hergé, which stood for the French pronunciation of his initials R.G. After serving in the military, Hergé began working at a children's weekly magazine where Tintin and Snowy first appeared. Eventually these characters became the stars of a series of popular books published throughout the world. Hergé died in 1983.
Number of Pages: 62
Vendor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Dimensions: 11.5 X 8.5 (inches)
Series: Adventures of Tintin
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fldpgny3 Stars Out Of 5very poorly translated from French to EnglishMarch 26, 2012fldpgnyQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 2I was born and raised in France, but my English is perfect.
I grew up reading Tintin (in French). This is the first time I see it translated into English. The translation is lousy, and literal, unfortunately. I could've done a better job myself.