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    • ISBN:9781444004281
    • Publication date:01 Dec 2011
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Omnibus 4

Asterix the Legionary, Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield, Asterix at the Olympic Games

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

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A special collectors' edition of three Aster ix stories - ASTERIX THE LEGIONARY, ASTERIX AND THE CHIEFTAIN'S SHIELD and ASTERIX AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES - in one volume.

In this special collectors' edition, books ten to twelve are brought together in one fabulous volume.
In ASTERIX THE LEGIONARY, Obelix is in love - but the lovely Panacea is engaged to Tragicomix, a conscript in the Roman army. Asterix and Obelix must join up to resue him.
In ASTERIX AND THE CHIEFTAIN'S SHIELD, Caesar plans to hold a triumph using the shield of his defeated enemy, Vercingetorix, but the shielf is missing! Romans and Gauls race to track it down.
The athletes of the ancient world assemble in ASTERIX AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES. Asterix and the Gauls enter the games, but magic potion is banned! Can our friends win without it?
There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

Biographical Notes

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 GAULl, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.

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  • ISBN: 9781444004878
  • Publication date: 04 Oct 2012
  • Page count: 152
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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