Asterix at the Olympic Games

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Hachette Children's, Feb 21, 2008 - Humor - 64 pages
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The athletes of the ancient world assemble in Athens for the Olympic Games. Asterix and the Gauls enter too, but they're due for a setback. As an artificial stimulant, magic potion is banned. Can our friends win at the Games without it? And what's the special ingredient of the other potion, the one in the cauldron in the shed with the door that doesn't close properly?

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Review: Asterix at the Olympic Games (Asterix #12)

User Review  - Graham Armstrong - Goodreads

Another trip down memory lane. Still made me chuckle even at the age of 38 Read full review

Review: Asterix at the Olympic Games (Asterix #12)

User Review  - Denim Datta - Goodreads

Nice funny book. This is the 12th book of Asterix. Asterix and co participate in the Olympics games in Athens. Read full review

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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 35 Asterix albums.

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