Asterix and Son

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Hachette Children's, Nov 15, 2001 - Fiction - 48 pages
27 Reviews
When someone leaves a little boy in a basket outside Asterix and Obelix’s hut, it’s two Gauls and a baby! Though Asterix and Obelix have more experience whopping legionnaires than diapering infants, they do their best. Also new to childcare: the sneaky Prefect of Gaul, Crismus Cactus, who’s masquerading as a nursemaid. Why do the Romans want this baby? And, what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Caesar? Asterix must find out.

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Review: Asterix and Son (Asterix #27)

User Review  - Edward Davies - Goodreads

Great fun with Asterix and Obelix desperately trying to take care of a baby, who accidentally drinks some magic potion on more than one occasion. Read full review

Review: Asterix and Son (Asterix #27)

User Review  - Matthew Hunter - Goodreads

Stronger than Asterix and the Secret Weapon, Asterix and the Magic Carpet, and Asterix and Obelix All at Sea. But let's be honest. That's not saying much. Uderzo sans Goscinny continues to underwhelm ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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. Find the English language Asterix website at

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