Asterix and the Golden Sickle

by Albert Uderzo, René Goscinny

ORION PUBLISHING GROUP | April 29, 2004 | Trade Paperback

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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?

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 pages, 11.25 × 8.62 × 0.12 in

Published: April 29, 2004

Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING GROUP

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0752866133

ISBN - 13: 9780752866130

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Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Asterix and the Golden Sickle

by Albert Uderzo, René Goscinny

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 pages, 11.25 × 8.62 × 0.12 in

Published: April 29, 2004

Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING GROUP

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0752866133

ISBN - 13: 9780752866130

From the Publisher

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?

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 35 Asterix albums.

Editorial Reviews

A cartoon drawn with such supreme artistry, and a text layered with such glorious wordplay, satire and historical and political allusion that no reader should ever feel like they''ve outgrown it.-TIME OUT

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12