Synopses & Reviews
Since 1929, Tintin has captivated generations of children and adults alike with his thrilling adventures, published in 24 bestselling books. Millions followed Tintin from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, New York, and more. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, original plates, and ephemera, Tintin: The Art of Hergand#233;
offers fresh insight into the story behind this iconic character, with unprecedented access to original sources from the Hergand#233; Museum in Belgium.
Offering a new and nuanced look into the world of Tintin, journalist Michel Daubert explains how the artist Georges Remi became the world-famous Hergand#233;. The book also includes profiles on the beloved characters, selections from Hergand#233;and#8217;s earliest work, and chapters that trace the development of a rough sketch into a masterpiece. With its dynamic narrative and visual treasures, Tintin underscores the artistand#8217;s varied inspirations, revealing how Hergand#233;and#8217;s creations have become modern classics.
Praise for Tintin: The Art of Hergand#233;:
and#147;Working with the Hergand#233; Museum in Belgium, journalist Michel Daubert has produced Tintin: The Art of Hergand#233;, a rich collection of photographs, early works, character profiles, and more that trace the life and artistic development of Tintin creator Georges Remi, aka Hergand#233;.and#8221; and#151;Publishers Weekly
and#147;Libraries where this series is popular should consider augmenting those titles with this handsome volume.and#8221; and#151;Booklist
This full-length novel is packed with action and adventure
Don't miss this expanded novelization of the action-packed film! Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't any model ship--it holds a piece of the puzzle to finding the resting place of Red Rackham's treasure! But Tintin isn't the only ones after the notorious pirate's booty. With dangerous treasure seekers at their heels, Tintin and his dog, Snowy, are on a high-stakes thrill ride, that takes them from land to sea, from open air to the ocean floor!
An easy-to-read adaptation of the film for younger readers, featuring gorgeous full-color movie stills throughout! When Tintin buys a model ship called the Unicorn, he doesn't realize he's about to become the center of a centuries-old family feud involving nefarious pirates and treasure! Following clues from the high seas to the blazing-hot desert, Tintin makes new friends and outwits new enemies as he uncovers the secret of the Unicorn.
When Tintin discovers a secret message inside a model ship, he and his dog, Snowy, suddenly find themselves in the middle of a great mystery-and in danger! Trapped in a locked room aboard a ship at sea, they must find a way to get off the ship and on the case. Will Tintin escape in time to unlock the secret message? Illustrated with gorgeous stills from the hit film.
There is a thief on the loose stealing wallets! Everyone is falling victim to this master pickpocket-even ace reporter Tintin's wallet has been stolen. It is a good thing Thomson and Thompson are on the case...or is it? Illustrated with gorgeous stills from the hit film.
Meet Tintin's friends, play cool games, and learn secret codes, as you relive some of Tintin's greatest escapes with these colorful stickers from the movie. Easy-peel stickers can be used again and again!
Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock are on the hunt for hidden treasure! But their enemies are hot on their trail. Can the trio survive an attack at sea? It is up to Tintin to save the day! Illustrated with gorgeous stills from the hit film.
About the Author
Stephanie True Peters is the versatile author and ghostwriter of more than sixty books for children, including the New York Times bestseller, A Princess Primer: A Fairy Godmother's Guide to Being a Princess. Reviewers have praised her work as "inviting...playful and full of charm," (Kirkus), "riveting," (Booklist), and "compelling," (School Library Journal). Peters spends her free time training for her black belt in karate, performing acts of home improvement, and hanging out with her teenage children, Jackson and Chloe, and her husband Dan. She and her family live in Mansfield, Massachusetts.