But this isn't a problem when Tintin is available. Cello lessons are two hours long, and Flannery and Shaemus were a dream the entire time. Flannery looked at the pictures and Shaemus read the words (laughing or gasping every few seconds), and I was even able to get some writing done.
TinTin is exciting. Well-written (seriously, there are some tough vocabulary words in these). Worth owning. I think they are some of the best comics available for kids. And they will get your kids reading.