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Asterix and the Golden Sickle - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

Album 2

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Description

The second album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752866130
Department
Books
Released
29 Apr 2004
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Ren Goscinny
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
46
Dimensions
286 x 216 x 6mm (227g)

Annotation

Sent to the city of Lutetia, now called Paris, to buy a golden sickle for the druid Getafix, Asterix and Obelix discover that Obelix's cousin, the great sickle maker Metallurgix, has gone missing under mysterious circumstances.

Summary

  • It's a disaster - the druid Getafix has broken his golden sickle. Asterix and Obelix go to Lutetia (now Paris) to buy him a new one. Soon they are tangling with the criminal underworld of the big city - can they outwit Navishtrix, Clovogarlix and the sickle-trafficking gang? Will Getafix ever be able to brew magic potion again?
  • It's a disaster - the druid Getafix has broken his golden sickle. Asterix and Obelix go to Lutetia (now Paris) to buy him a new one. Soon they are tangling with the criminal underworld of the big city - can they outwit Navishtrix, Clovogarlix and the sickle-trafficking gang? Will Getafix ever be able to brew magic potion again?

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
BISAC Subject 4
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
BISAC Subject 5
Juvenile Fiction / Comics & Graphic Novels / General
BIC Classification 1
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Graphic novels
Library Subject 2
Comic books, strips, etc
Library Subject 3
Comic books, strips, etc - France
Dewey Classification
741.5/944

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.