Asterix in Britain by Goscinny, Uderzo
  

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Asterix in Britain by Goscinny, Uderzo

One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help. They must face fog, rain, warm beer and boiled boar with mint sauce, but they soon have Governor Encyclopaedicus Britannicus's Romans declining and falling. Until a wild race for a barrel of magic potion lands them in the drink. It's not quite cricket - how about a nice cup of hot water, though? Or even the first ever tea-party?

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Wit, humane insights, and physical antics allow readers to join the fun . . . has cross-generational appeal. -- Booklist

About the Author

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 34 Asterix albums.

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Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Goscinny, Uderzo
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Author's Website

www.asterix.tm.fr/english/

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

17th October 2012

ISBN

9781444009026


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