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A Whole World to Colour In

An Asterix Colouring Book

  • Paperback
  • £16.99

A brand new colouring book bursting with some of the most beloved scenes and characters from the bestselling and iconic Asterix series.

A brand new colouring book bursting with some of the most beloved scenes and characters from the bestselling and iconic Asterix series.

Featuring battles, banquets and of course, Romans, bring the world of Asterix to life with 112 pages of exquisite original line art, ready to colour.

This is the perfect gift for Asterix fans old and new!

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 GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums. Illustrator Didier Conrad was born in Marseille in 1959. He moved to America after his style got him noticed by Disney and Dreamworks, and in 1996 he designed the characters and storyboard for the 2000 animated film THE ROAD TO EL DORADO.Jean-Yves Ferri lives in the Ariège area of south-western France. Before writing the 35th Asterix album, he worked on the famous series Le Retour à la Terre, as well as the adventures of a police officer named Aimé Lacapelle.

Visit the English-language Asterix website at www.asterix.com

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781510102385
  • Publication date: 26 Jan 2017
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
A super sized book to colour. A must for Asterix fans... — Drawing on Books - Instagram
This is a real treasure trove for Asterix fans young and old - and a great way for this iconic figure to garner even more loyal followers. [...] A book which will give many happy hours of creative fun. — Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch
Great illustrations to colour and made with quality paper. It's a big book that will keep kids entertained for quite some time. — Mum of 2-year-old, Primary Times - Reader Review
Being able to personalise the illustrations will delight children and the titbits of background information will also satisfy adults. This is a treasure trove for Asterix fans young and old. — South Wales Evening Post
...the perfect gift... — Ros Collins, Aldershot News & Mail/Surrey Advertiser
Even for someone not used to reading Asterix, it is pretty tempting. — Bookwitch
Being able to personalise the illustrations will delight children and the titbits of background information will also satisfy adults. This is a treasure trove for Asterix fans young and old — South Wales Evening Post
An energetic story with some very bad/good jokes, and just enough silly Roman-bashing, it's just the sort of thing we Asterix fans love — THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY on ASTERIX AND THE MISSING SCROLL
Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, this is just as good as the originals and a delight to have a new Asterix story. The storyline is as funny as ever and the illustrations by Didier Conrad are spot on — PARENTS IN TOUCH on ASTERIX AND THE MISSING SCROLL
Didier Conrad's illustrations are absolutely fantastic and guarantee a lovely continuity of the series, especially if you're an Asterix fan. I thought the core of the story was brilliant. — SCHOOL LIBRARIAN on ASTERIX AND THE MISSING SCROLL
A brilliant addition to the Asterix family by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad. Perfect for children and adults alike, it's a book which I have no doubt will have you clutching your sides with laughter as you follow Asterix and Obelix on their latest adventure. — THE BOOKBAG on ASTERIX AND THE MISSING SCROLL
The perfect gift for Asterix fans old and new — Aldershot News & Mail
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