Asterix and the Great Crossing

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Hachette Children's, Dec 16, 2004 - Fiction - 48 pages
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Out at sea fishing, Asterix and Obelix are blown off course in a storm. Luckily they land on the shores of a Roman colony - or is it? Teepees, totems, gobbling birds: it's not what they're used to. And what are the Viking explorers in their longship doing? But perhaps 50 BC is a little too early for a voyage of discovery to this strange New World...

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Review: Asterix and the Great Crossing (Asterix #22)

User Review  - Lola - Goodreads

Didn't like it as much as the rest of those books but still good Read full review

Review: Asterix and the Great Crossing (Asterix #22)

User Review  - Matthew Hunter - Goodreads

As always, very funny moments (like Vikings and Gauls struggling to communicate while their dogs understand each other immediately). But with my family living so close to places like Wounded Knee, the ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

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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