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Asterix the Gladiator

René Goscinny (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 8 to 98

Availability: In stock



Illustrator: Albert Uderzo

Paperback: 48 pages

Publisher: Orion

Language: English

ISBN: 9780752866116

Shipping Weight: 8 ounces

Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.6 x .1 inches



Oh no! The Romans have captured Cacofonix as a gift for Caesar—and the Emperor plans to throw him to the lions. There’s only one way for Asterix and Obelix to rescue their bard: they have to become gladiators themselves.

About Asterix:
The Asterix Series follows the various adventures of the fearless and lovable Gauls as they crusade against Roman control of their lands. This well-loved series includes events inspired by history as well as sophisticated yet accessible language. Filled with magic, humor and timeless charm, it's no surprise the series has been translated into over 100 languages.

About the Author:
Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving back to Paris in 1951. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and in 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote, a French comic magazine which is now defunct. Asterix the Gaul, their first book, was published in 1961.