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Flight 714 to Sydney : Adventures of Tintin Series : Book 22 -  Herge

Flight 714 to Sydney

Adventures of Tintin Series : Book 22

By: Herge

Paperback Published: 14th March 2003
ISBN: 9781405206334
Number Of Pages: 64
For Ages: 7+ years old

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Hergé’s classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children’s books. These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures.

The world’s most famous travelling reporter goes Down Under.

Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus are on their way to Sydney, Australia. Through a chance meeting they are invited to travel on board the private jet of billionaire Lazlo Carreidas. But then they fall victim to a plot to kidnap Carreidas and are captured by Tintin's arch enemy Rastapopoulos.

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

ISBN: 9781405206334
ISBN-10: 1405206330
Series: Adventures of Tintin
Audience: General
For Ages: 7+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 14th March 2003
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.5 x 22.2  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1

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Hergé (Tintin)

About the Author




1907
Georges Rémi was born in Brussels, Belgium, May 22.

1920
The young boy begins his studies at the Collège Saint -Boniface in Brussels, he is bored to tears.

1921
He joins the scout troop at his high school, where he receives the nickname "Curious Fox." His first drawings appear in Jamais assez, his school scouting magazine, and starting in 1923 in Le Boy-scout belge, the monthly magazine of the Belgian Boy Scouts.

1924
From this point onwards, Georges Rémi signed his drawings with the name Hergé, reversing his initials, "R.G." (as pronounced in French).

1925
After leaving school, Georges Rémi is hired by the newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle as an employee in the subscription department.

1926
He creates Totor (a precursor to Tintin), Patrol Leader of Les Hannetons in Le Boy-scout belge.

1927
Georges Rémi performs his military service.

1928
When he returns to Brussels, Hergé is named chief editor of Le Petit Vingtième, the weekly children supplement to Le Vingtième Siècle. The first issue is published on November 1.

1929
Tintin and Snowy "born" on January 10, in Le Petit Vingtième.

1930
He creates Quick and Flupke, the rascals of Brussels, who will appear in short stories in Le Petit Vingtième. The first Tintin book is published: Tintin, Reporter, in the Land of The Soviets.

1932
Georges Rémi marries Germaine Kieckens, secretary of the editor of Le Vingtième Siècle.

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