Late one night, in Brussels, Belgium, a pair of crooks discreetly break into the aquarium and steal a priceless pearl. As soon as the security guards on duty see the empty shell, they rush away to raise the alarm.
The crooks take advantage of the guards’ absence by putting a fake pearl, the same size as the real one, in the shell.
When the guards return with the director and the director sees the fake pearl, he thinks the guards were making it up, but then has second thoughts about the incident as a similar case happened at another museum two weeks before.
The moment one guard says “a real shark,”…..
About The Author
This book was created by Greg (his pseudonym). His name is Michel Régnier and produced a Tintin movie under this name and it was subsequently recreated as a comic strip novel. The script was supervised by Herge when it was originally created in 1972.
Series: Adventures of Tintin
For Ages: 7 - 14 years old
For Grades: 2 - 6
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: October 2004
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.2 x 22.2
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1