While looking through an old sea-chest found in his attic, Captain Haddock chances upon the diaries of his ancestor, Sir Francis Haddock. This legendary sea dog achieved fame through his renowned run-in with the fearsome pirate Red Rackham. So are the words of Sir Francis Haddock just another chronicle of life at sea? Certainly not! His journals speak of a fabulous hoard of jewels: for Tintin, Captain Haddock ?-? and a gang of crooks ?-? the treasure hunt is well and truly on. But as the search continues, the plot thickens...
About The Author
Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), better known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comics writer and artist.
His best known and most substantial work is The Adventures of Tintin comic book series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983, leaving the twenty-fourth Tintin adventure Tintin and Alph-Art unfinished. His work remains a strong influence on comics, particularly in Europe. He was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2003.
Series: Adventures of Tintin
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 4th November 2002
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.3 x 21.9 x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1