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Asterix: Asterix and the Class Act

Asterix: Asterix and the Class Act

Vintage Asterx!
14 new stories including tales of:
The day Asterix and Obelix were born (in the middle of a village fish fight);
How Obelix goes back to school;
Fashion in Ancient Gaul;
How Dogamatirx helps the village cockerel win a duel;
And how he is adopted as a Roman mascot;
Asterix as you’ve never seen him before;
Obelix’s adventures under the mistletoe;
The bid for the very first Gaulish Olympics;
The birth of an idea – the story of the creation of Asterix;
And much, much more.
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Comic Strip Fiction / Graphic Novels (children's

On Sale: 18th November 2004

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9780752866406

Reviews

One of the most appealing features of the Asterix books is their ingenious, twisting plotlines, filled with scheming villains and hapless fools....Asterix and the Class Act might appeal more to Asterix diehards than to general fans; but it is an entertaining addition to the canon
Toby Lichtig, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
Here's a chance to dip into some new fun with the roast boar-loving French action men
Marion McMullen, NUNEATON EVE TELEGRAPH
LIke all the best children's books, Asterix works on several levels. More than a footnote, this addition to the series is worthy of its lineage
EVERYTHING FRANCE
If Orion Books had just found and published one of the "lost" Shakespeare plays...I would not have been more excited than when I learnt of the publication of 14 previously untranslated Asterix stories in a new book called ASTERIX AND THE CLASS ACT....Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge, Asterix's translators since the very beginning, have made great books into eternal flames
Giles Coren, THE TIMES
Asterix is a true hero of global proportions
COLCHESTER EVENING GAZETTE