René Goscinny - Asterix and the Golden Sickle - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9780752866130
    • Publication date:21 Apr 2005
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Asterix and the Golden Sickle

Album 2

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

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The second album chronicling the much-loved adventures of Asterix and friends.

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?

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.

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  • ISBN: 9780752866123
  • Publication date: 15 Apr 2004
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books