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Asterix and the Laurel Wreath : Asterix Series : Book 18 - Rene Goscinny

Asterix and the Laurel Wreath

Asterix Series : Book 18

Paperback

Published: February 2006
For Ages: 7+ years old
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THE RETURN OF ASTERIX, THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPERHERO: The relaunch of the re-inked, re-coloured and re-designed Asterix series, now published in the correct order for the first time.

Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts – for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders.

BOOK 18

Chief Vitalstatistix has rashly bet his brother-in-law, the infuriating show-off Homeopathix, that he can get hold of Caesar's laurel wreath to season a stew. Of course, now it's up to Asterix and Obelix to go to Rome, find the wreath, and bring it back for the promised dinner. Can they save Vitalstatistix's honor?

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 33 Asterix albums. 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.

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

ISBN: 9780752866376
ISBN-10: 0752866370
Series: Asterix
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: February 2006
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 21.7  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1