Asterix and the Missing Scroll - Jean-yves Ferri (Paperback)

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The long awaited new album featuring Asterix, the Gaul.

Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, forsees a huge success ... but there's a snag: the chapter about Caesar's defeats by the indomitable Gauls of Armorica. Cut it, Blockbustus advises, and everyone will believe that Caesar conquered all Gaul. Or will they? Newsmonger and activist Confoundtheirpolitix takes the chapter to Asterix's village. Can the Gauls make sure the truth is revealed?

Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, the thirty-sixth Asterix album by Ferri and Conrad is a number 3 New York Times bestselling title.

Product Details

Barcode
9781510100466
Department
Books
Released
22 Mar 2016
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
Jean-yves Ferri
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Didier Conrad (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
289 x 216 x 216mm (238g)

Annotation

The long-awaited latest Asterix album, featuring the world's favourite Gaul. Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad have created the 36th Asterix album, which centres around a mysterious missing scroll.

Summary

Asterix, the Gaul is back for more funny, fast-paced adventure in this cheeky and energetic comic, the New York Times bestselling thirty-sixth Asterix album.

Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, foresees a huge success ... but there's a snag. The chapter about Caesar's defeats by the indomitable Gauls of Armorica. Cut it, Blockbustus advises, and everyone will believe that Caesar conquered all Gaul!

Or will they? Newsmonger and activist Confoundtheirpolitix takes the chapter to Asterix's village. Can the Gauls make sure the truth is revealed?

Multi-million selling Asterix is much loved across the world, perfect for children age 7-11 and hilarious for kids and parents alike. Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, the thirty-sixth Asterix album by Ferri and Conrad is a number 3 New York Times bestselling title.

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
BISAC Subject 2
Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 4
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 2
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Dewey Classification
741.5
Readership
Children / Juvenile

Author Bio

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 35 Asterix albums. Illustrator Didier Conrad was born in Marseille in 1959. He moved to America after his style got him noticed by Disney and Dreamworks, and in 1996 he designed the characters and storyboard for the 2000 animated film THE ROAD TO EL DORADO. Jean-Yves Ferri lives in the Ariege area of south-western France. Before writing the 35th Asterix album, he worked on the famous series Le Retour a la Terre, as well as the adventures of a police officer named Aime Lacapelle. Visit the English-language Asterix website at www.asterix.com