The Shooting Star (The Adventures of Tintin (Paperback)

Young Readers Edition)

By Hergé

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316198752, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/30/1978)
Hardcover (6/20/2003)
Hardcover, French (7/1/1999)
Paperback (3/1/2011)

List Price: 8.99*
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This new format, crafted specifically for younger readers, features the original Tintin graphic novel plus brand-new content. Go "behind the scenes" with the true story about people, places and antiquities that Hergé drew from, filled with fun facts, lots of pictures, and easy-to-read text! In this adventure: A meteorite collides with Earth! Tintin is part of the expedition to the Arctic Ocean to locate the fallen star. But they aren't the only ones hungry to make the new discovery-someone is trying to sabotage Tintin and his team!

About the Author

Hergé, one of the most famous Belgians in the world, was a comics writer and artist. The internationally successful The Adventures of Tintin are his most well-known and beloved works. They have been translated into 38 different languages and have inspired such legends as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. He wrote and illustrated for The Adventures of Tintin until his death in 1983.