Asterix and the Banquet

Paperback | April 29, 2004

byRENÉ GOSCINNY, Albert Uderzo

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Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink - so when, for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix travel round collecting local delicacies they start on the journey home with all sorts of goodies. First, however, they must outwit the thieves Villanus and Unscrupulus. And who's that little dog who has been following them all the way?

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Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink - so when, for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix travel round collecting local delicacies they start on the journey home with all sorts of goodies. First, however, they must outwit the thieves Villanus and Unscrupulus. And who's that little dog who has been followi...

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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11.5 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:April 29, 2004Publisher:Hachette Children'sLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0752866095

ISBN - 13:9780752866093

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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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