Asterix and the Cauldron (#13)

Author(s): René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)

Childrens And Young Adult

A neighboring Gaulish chief asks the people of Asterix's village to help guard a cauldron full of money from the Romans. But the sneaky chief plans to double-cross everyone. So he steals back the cash just when Asterix is standing sentinel. Can Asterix and Obelix recover the riches?


Product Information

Asterix is the highest-selling book series in the world. Worldwide sales now exceed 320,000,000, outstripping even J K Rowling. Asterix has been translated into 107 languages and dialects. 11,000 web sites devoted to Asterix. Combined UK sales of the last 5 books - 2.2 million copies.

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 33 Asterix albums. 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 33 Asterix albums.

NYP

General Fields

  • : 9780752866291
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion
  • : August 2004
  • : 287mm X 216mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2004
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 48
  • : Comic strip fiction / graphic novels
  • : 48 Colour Photo\Illu(s)
  • : René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : English
  • : 741.5
  • : bl2004119572