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The Valley of the Cobras : Jo, Zette and Jocko - Herge

The Valley of the Cobras

Jo, Zette and Jocko

By: Herge

Paperback Published: 1st December 2006
ISBN: 9781405212441
Number Of Pages: 64

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When a snowball goes astray - and hits a Maharajah - Jo, Zette and their pet monkey Jocko begin an adventure that takes them from Alpine ski-slopes to a snake-infested gorge in the Himalayas. Herge's story is as full of excitement and laughter as one of his Tintin books, with unforgettable characters like the hot-tempered Maharajah of Gopal, his long-suffering secretary Badalah and the evil but accident-prone fakir of the Valley of Cobras. The Adventures of Tintin are world famous, but Herge also created other stories and characters that continue to delight. Here is one of the best, begun orginally in 1939, but only achieved in its final form nearly twenty years later.

ISBN: 9781405212441
ISBN-10: 1405212446
Series: Jo, Zette and Jocko
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st December 2006
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.6 x 17.3  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1

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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