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  - Joyce - Goodreads

I found the world play in this title was particularly funny ("The athletes, both Greek and Roman get into position for the first race: 20 laps up and down the stadium. They are all, at the present ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Edward Davies - Goodreads

This is one to read whenever the Olympics are around. Full of grownup humour and visual gags for the kids. 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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