Asterix: Asterix and the Chariot Race: Album 37

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Asterix: Asterix and the Chariot Race: Album 37
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Jean-Yves Ferri
Illustrated by   Didier Conrad
SeriesAsterix
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:48
Dimensions(mm): Height 292,Width 218
ISBN 9781510105003
ClassificationsDewey:741.5944
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Imprint Orion Children's Books
Publication Date 17 May 2018
NZ Release Date 17 May 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

The next action-packed adventure from Asterix and Obelix! The roads across Italy are in disrepair. Defending his name, and to prove Rome's greatness, Senator Lactus Bifidus announces a special one-off chariot race. Julius Caesar insists a Roman must win, or Bifidus will pay. Open to anyone from the known world, competitors arrive from far and wide, including Asterix and Obelix. With Bifidus secretly scheming, who will win this almighty chariot race?

Author Biography

Didier Conrad (Illustrator) 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. Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad began writing and illustrating Asterix in 2013 with ASTERIX AND THE PICTS. There have now been 38 albums.

Reviews

If there's anyone who can simply transcend age altogether it's my first choice, the little Gaulish warrior called Asterix ... and despite the burden of expectations they don't disappoint ... It's a delight. And while the creative team in France has changed, we can be grateful that the English version remains in the incomparably skilled hands of Anthea Bell, who's translated the books with wit and energy since the very beginning - Daniel Hahn, INDEPENDENT