Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 48 pages, 4.46 × 3.39 × 0.05 in
Published: September 21, 2006
Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING GROUP
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0752875485
ISBN - 13: 9780752875484
From the Publisher
Asterix, the comic hero from the Roman era and the first
international superhero, continues to conquer the world. With
hundreds of millions of copies sold in 107 languages and dialects,
not to mention 11,000 websites devoted to the character, these
engagingly witty and record-breaking books have become the
highest-selling series ever--"surpassing even Harry Potter!" And
the phenomenon shows no sign of abating; in fact, it''s spreading
to other media, such as video games, CDs, and movies.
And fans of these hysterical historical tales will love this first
new album in four years--now out in paper! It''s a lively tale that
features a falling sky, an incredible space race, and some
Whatever adventure Asterix embarks on, it''s sure to be a
About the Author
Anthea Bell was born in Suffolk, was educated at Somerville College, Oxford, and has worked as a translator for a number of years, primarily from German and French. Her translations include works of non-fiction, literary and popular fiction, and books for young people including classic German works by the Brothers Grimm, Clemens Brentano, Wilhelm Hauff and Christian Morgenstern. Bell has also served on the committee of the Translators` Association and the jury panel of the Schlegel-Tieck German translation prize in Great Britain. She has been the recipient of a number of translation prizes and awards, among them the 1987 Schlegel-Tieck Award for Hans Berman¿s The Stone and the Flute (Viking) and the first Marsh Award for Children¿s Literature in Translation for Christine Nöstlinger¿s A Dog¿s Life (Andersen Press). Bell was selected by a five-member jury as the recipient of the 2002 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator¿s Prize for her exceptional translation of W.G. Sebald¿s novel Austerlitz, published Random House.
"Wit, humane insights, and physical antics allow readers to join the fun....[Asterix] has cross-generational appeal."--"Booklist"