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The Secret of the Unicorn (Adventures of Tintin)

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Join Tintin and Snowy--the world's greatest adventurers--as they solve thrilling mysteries around the world

When Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market, he buys it as a gift for his friend Captain Haddock. But this isn't just any old model ship- it's the Unicorn, built by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding the treasure of a notorious pirate Tintin and Haddock aren't the only ones on the trail of the priceless loot and Tintin gets kidnapped by crooks Can he escape and discover the Unicorn's secret?

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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: Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't just any model ship-it's the Unicorn, carved by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding pirate treasure!

About the Author

Hergé, one of the most famous Belgians in the world, was a comics writer and artist. The internationally successful 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316133869
Author:
Herge
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Series:
The Adventures of Tintin: Young Readers Edition
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.25 in 0.48 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , 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: Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't just any model ship-it's the Unicorn, carved by one of Haddock's ancestors, and it holds a clue to finding pirate treasure!

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