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The Castafiore Emerald

The Castafiore Emerald

When Captain Haddock meets a gipsy palm reader, he dismisses a forewarning about a beautiful lady's stolen jewels. But when the famous opera singer Bianca Castafiore suddenly descends on Marlinspike Hall, the gipsy's prediction seems to be all too real. Can Tintin catch the emera... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781405206327
Barcode 9781405206327
Published 1 May 2005 by Egmont UK Ltd
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Herge
Series The Adventures of Tintin
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ISBN-13 9781405206327
ISBN-10 1405206322
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint Egmont Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 May 2005
International Publication Date 4 November 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Herge
Series The Adventures of Tintin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Adventure Stories
Graphic / Comic Strip
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 220mm
Height: 295mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 282g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

When Captain Haddock meets a gipsy palm reader, he dismisses a forewarning about a beautiful lady's stolen jewels. But when the famous opera singer Bianca Castafiore suddenly descends on Marlinspike Hall, the gipsy's prediction seems to be all too real. Can Tintin catch the emerald thief?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Tintin shows young readers that the world in all its complexity is theirs to bestride * The Wall Street Journal *

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Author's Bio

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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