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Asterix: Asterix and the Secret Weapon: Album 29

Asterix: Asterix and the Secret Weapon: Album 29 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

By Uderzo, Albert
By Goscinny, Rene

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Bravura proves a useful ally in countering Julius Caesar's secret weapon - the Roman leader has sent in a troop of female legionaries, relying on the chivalrous Gauls not to fight women. But Bravura has no such scruples, and together with Asterix thinks up a good idea.

ISBN 9780752847771
Barcode 9780752847771
Published 1 May 2002 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
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Series Asterix (part: 29)
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ISBN-13 9780752847771
ISBN-10 0752847775
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Orion Children's Books
Publication Date 1 May 2002
International Publication Date 21 March 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Translated from French
Author(s) By Uderzo, Albert
By Goscinny, Rene
Series Asterix (part: 29)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Graphic / Comic Strip
Graphic Novels & Comic Books
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 209mm
Height: 294mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 234g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Asterix (Fictitious character), Pictorial works, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 741.5
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

A woman bard is unheard-of in Ancient Gaul - but when the mothers in Asterix and Obelix's little village decide that besides being a terrible musician Cacofonix, the local bard and school-teacher, is not educating their children properly, it's Bravura they call in. The men of the village are horrified at first, but Bravura proves a useful ally in countering Julius Caesar's secret weapon - the Roman leader has sent in a troop of female legionaries, relying on the chivalrous Gauls not to fight women. But Bravura has no such scruples, and together with Asterix thinks up a good idea. Even Cacofonix's music comes into its own ...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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 33 Asterix albums. 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.

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