They want to pave paradise and put up a housing development. That's why a multinational team of slave construction workers are clearing the forest just outside the Gaulish town. Will the Gauls be fast enough to stop them and prevent Roman upstarts from moving in?
The Asterix books represent the very summit of our achievement as a literary race. In Asterix one finds all of human life. The fact that the books were written originally in French is no matter. I have read them all in many languages and, like all great literature, they are best in English. Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge, Asterix's translators since the very beginning, have made great books into eternal flames. THE TIMES"
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 6 - 9
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: November 2006
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 20.8 x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1