Asterix and the Falling Sky - Rene Goscinny (Paperback)

Album 33

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Description

The 33rd album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

Product Details

Barcode
9780752875484
Department
Books
Released
21 Sep 2006
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Rene Goscinny
Albert Uderzo
Anthea Bell (Translator)
Derek Hockridge (Translator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Sterling Pub Co Inc
Edition
Reprint
Series
Asterix
Language
English
Number of Pages
48
Dimensions
286 x 216 x 6mm (236g)

Annotation

  • The arrival of two extraterrestrial beings in Gaul in 50 B.C., who want to confiscate a magic potion created by the local druid, causes no end of trouble for Asterix, Obelix, and the rest of the Gallic village and their Roman invaders.
  • The arrival of two extraterrestrial beings in Gaul in 50 B.C., who want to confiscate a magic potion created by the local druid, causes no end of trouble for Asterix, Obelix, and the rest of the Gallic village and their Roman invaders.Reprint.

Summary

The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistix. Or does it? It looks as if it's come at last for Asterix, Obelix and the other villagers. And some surprising new characters fall along with the sky. Our friends soon find themselves in the middle of a space race...

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
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
Comic books, strips, etc
Library Subject 2
Comic books, strips, etc - France
Library Subject 3
Asterix (Fictitious character)
Academic Subject 1
Graphic Works Fiction
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.