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Mr Pump's legacy is ten million dollars. It will go to the builders of the first aeroplane to fly from Paris to New York at 1000 kilometres per hour. To save the Stratoship H.22, designed by their father and now threatened by gangsters, Jo and Zette have taken off in the aircraft. Their pet monkey Jocko has gone too. Short of fuel, they land on a desert island... The Adventures of Tintin are world famous, but Herge also created other stories and characters that continue to delight. Here is Part One of a class two-part tale, to be continued in Part Two: Destination New York, originally created in the nineteen-thirties
ISBN: 9781405212458 ISBN-10: 1405212454 Series: Jo, Zette and Jocko Audience:
Number Of Pages: 64 Published: 1st October 2003 Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 29.6 x 22.0
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1
Georges Rémi was born in Brussels, Belgium, May 22.
The young boy begins his studies at the Collège Saint -Boniface in Brussels, he is bored to tears.
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.
From this point onwards, Georges Rémi signed his drawings with the name Hergé, reversing his initials, "R.G." (as pronounced in French).
After leaving school, Georges Rémi is hired by the newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle as an employee in the subscription department.
He creates Totor (a precursor to Tintin), Patrol Leader of Les Hannetons in Le Boy-scout belge.
Georges Rémi performs his military service.
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.
Tintin and Snowy "born" on January 10, in Le Petit Vingtième.
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.