Tintin, the intrepid reporter; his naughty dog, Snowy; Captain Haddock; absentminded Professor Calculus; and bumbling sleuths Thomson and Thompson take off on a rocket bound for the moon, in a zany pop-up adventure.
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Concluding the journey that began in Destination Moon, Tintin, Captain Haddock, and Professor Calculus are on their way to the moon, but unforeseen circumstances--innocent and otherwise--threaten the best-laid plans. Ever since it was first published in 1953, this technologically fascinating tale has probably been many kids' first glimpse of the mechanics involved in space travel, but the plot is as riveting as anything Herge ever wrote. --David HoriuchiFrom the Back Cover:
The first manned rocked, bound for the Moon, has just launched from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. On board are Tintin, Snowy, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, and the engineer Frank Wolff. At the Centre, intense efforts are being made to establish radio contact with the rocket's passengers out in space. Tintin and his friends have fainted from the acceleration on launching. Their recovery is anxiously awaited. The wireless masts stand sentinel in the night sky, but they receive no message...
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Book Description Little Brown & Co (Juv), 1992. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First Edition. This is a new hardcover copy still in the original shrinkwrap. White spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 077769
Book Description U.S.A.: Little Brown & Co, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First Edition as stated on back cover with numbers 10-1. New book, still in publisher's shrink wrap. Original price of 16.95 on back cover. Bookseller Inventory # 1607062
Book Description Little Brown & Co (Juv), 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Pop. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0316358606
Book Description Little Brown & Co (Juv), 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316358606