Asterix Omnibus #6 (Asterix in Switzerland #16, The Mansions of the Gods #17, Asterix & the Laurel Wreath #18)

Author(s): René Goscinny

Fiction (8 to 12 years)

This special collectors' edition features books 16 to 18 in one fabulous volume.In ASTERIX IN SWITZERLAND, a poisoning means Asterix and Obelix must go to Helvetia for an antidote. Can they overcome cuckoo hourglasses, yodelling and holes in the cheese?A housing estate lies at the heart of Caesar's new plan to crush the Gauls in THE MANSIONS OF THE GODS. Will the villagers be tempted by the chance to make money when the Roman tenants move in?In ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH, Chief Vitalstatistix wants a stew seasoned with Caesar's laurel wreath. Asterix and Obelix must fetch the wreath, but will their plan end in disaster or their own Roman triumph?There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.

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A special collectors' edition of three Asterix stories - ASTERIX IN SWITZERLAND, THE MANSIONS OF THE GODS and ASTERIX AND THE LAUREL WREATH - in one volume.

"Wit, humane insights, and physical antics allow readers to join the fun . . . has cross-generational appeal."--"Booklist"

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 34 Asterix albums.

General Fields

  • : 9781444004915
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : March 2013
  • : 287mm X 220mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : René Goscinny
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : English
  • : 741.5944
  • : 156
  • : chiefly Illustrationsstrations (colour)