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  • Asterix the Gaul

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEABU
    Hardback 7 years +

    Asterix the Gaul is the first book in Rene Goscinny and Alberto Uderzo's series of witty cartoon classics. Packed with jokes and crazy characters, this timeless book is sure to have young readers in stitches. When the Romans kidnap Getafix, chaos ensues until Asterix sets off to rescue him, with crazy and hilarious results. Asterix is a must-have addition to your youngster's bookshelf!

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  • Asterix and Obelix All at Sea

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEBCS
    Paperback 7 years +
    In ancient Rome the slaves are revolting ' and not only that, they've stolen Julius Caesar's own galley, the finest warship in the Roman navy. Under their heroic leader Spartakis, the former galley slaves make for the little Gaulish village where Julius Caesar's old enemies Asterix and Obelix live ' only to find the place in crisis, for Obelix, after drinking the druid Getafix's magic potions on the sly, is first turned to stone and then reverts to childhood. In search of a cure for him Asterix, Getafix and their new friends the galley slaves sail to the wonderful continent of Atlantis, ruled by its high priest Absolutlifabulos ' and the ensuing sea battles against the Roman navy are fast and furious '
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  • Asterix in Switzerland

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 16 Quaestor Vexatius Sinusitus turns up in Gaul to investigate the creative accountancy of Governor Varius Flavus. When the quaestor is poisoned, he turns to Getafix the druid and the other Gauls for help.
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  • Asterix and the Vikings

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    When the Vikings kidnap Justforkix, the timid but very trendy son of one of Chief Vitalstatistix' closest and most powerful friends, believing he has the key to the secret of the magic potion, Asterix and Obelix are sent on one of their most dangerous missions. For they must voyage north to the Vikings' home territory and rescue Justforkix, before the Vikings find out he is not who they think he is, and make him pay the price. Meanwhile, the fact that the Vikings' chief's daughter, Abba, has fallen for Justforkix only makes matters more complicated...
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  • Asterix and the Cauldron

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYI
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 13 Neighbouring Gaulish Chief WhosemoralsarelAstix asks Vitalstatistix and his villagers to look after a cauldron full of money to keep it out of Roman hands, but the chief, whose morals are as dubious as his name suggests, is bent on doublecrossing everyone, and steals back the cauldron while Asterix is guarding it. Asterix and Obelix set off to recover the money.
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  • Asterix and the Roman Agent

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 15 Julius Caesar tries psychological warfare to defeat the little Gaulish village and sends expert troublemaker Tortuous Convolvulus to set friend against friend and almost succeeds: see jealousy spread as the Gauls become suspicious of each other! Can Asterix and Obelix, with the expert aid of the druid Getafix, outwit the weedy but wily Convolvulus and get the village back to normal?
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  • Asterix and Caesar's Gift

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXX
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 21 On being demobilised from the Roman army Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village. Soon, however, he swaps them for a drink in a tavern and the landlord Orthopaedix, his wife Angina and their daughter Influenza set off to claim their rights. Strange to say, Asterix and his friends don't see it quite the same way.
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BHURQ
    Paperback
    In Baghdad, the Caliph's Grand Vizier Iznogoud has one aim in life: to become Caliph instead of the Caliph. The benign ruler, Haroun al Plassid is blind to his vizier's scheming to get rid of him and generally had rather take a nap. Iznogoud is faithfully seconded by Wa'at Alahf in trying to put his fiendish designs into action.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BHJBR
    Paperback
    On 22 April 1889, the American government opened the new Oklahoma territories to settlement. In this volume, Lucky Luke acts as a government agent and ensures that every candidate for settlement is treated fairly. He has to deal with jealousy, corruption and greed. As in other Lucky Luke volumes, readers discover different aspects of the United States' conquest of the Wild West.
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFWMP
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    Haroun al Plassid is ruler of Baghdad, but his Grand Vizier Iznogoud is not happy with this state of affairs. Always on the lookout for ways to become Caliph instead of the Caliph, he commissions a one-way flying carpet as a gift to his liege. But the hired help is as inept as usual, and the most inconvenienced of all will be the inhabitants of - Beijing!
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFODI
    Paperback
    Lucky Luke and Jolly Jumper arrive in Grass Town and make the acquaintance of Smith I, Emperor of the United States! A local rancher gone a bit looney after getting rich, he's given his cowboys fancy uniforms and replaced their Colts with sabres, and he believes he's the true ruler of the country. The citizens of Grass Town think he's great fun, write him letters in the names of European monarchs, and publish his harmless proclamations in the newspaper. But is he truly harmless? And what will Luke do if something upsets the relationship between the Emperor and his not-so-loyal subjects?
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFNLW
    Paperback
    Iznogoud is Grand Vizier to Haroun al Plassid, ruler of Baghdad. And he has only one dream: becoming Caliph instead of the Caliph. With the lazy assistance of his faithful servant Wa'at Alahf, he tries his worst again and again-to no avail. But the usually oblivious Caliph has finally caught a hint of Iznogoud's evil reputation among the people. To help the one he believes to be his friend, he sets off on a quest to find the legendary vegetable that brings out a man's kinder nature: the carrot.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFJWE
    Paperback
    Austrian Professor Otto von Himbeergeist arrives in the New World with some very strange ideas: Criminals are victims of their past and can be cured of their lawlessness. To prove his theories, the scientist intends to travel to the Wild West and attempt to reform the worst possible outlaws of the land. What better targets than the baddest, dumbest bandits ever, the Dalton brothers? And who will be tasked with keeping a close watch on the experiment, with some unexpected but always hilarious results? Why, Lucky Luke, of course!
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFIRG
    Paperback
    The Cheyenne are convinced that newly-arrived settlers have been killing the buffalo they traditionally depend on. When the Native Americans surround the 20th Cavalry's fort, Lucky Luke realises that someone who bears a grudge against Colonel McStraggle has conveniently provided them with firearms. Worse, the traitor also knows the layout of the fort. Lucky Luke does his best to try and break the deadlock before the soldiers starve. As in other Lucky Luke volumes, readers discover different aspects of the United States' conquest of the Wild West.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BFIMN
    Paperback
    When a huge bounty is posted on a Cheyenne man for the apparent theft of a pedigree horse, the bounty hunter Elliot Belt will stop at nothing to pocket it-not even at triggering a new Indian war if he has to. Lucky Luke must juggle keeping him in check, appeasing the irate Cheyenne, and trying to save the suspected thief from Old West-style summary justice. A cheerful homage to the golden age of Hollywood westerns.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BEMSW
    Paperback
    At the end of the Civil War, many former soldiers turn to a life of crime to survive. Joss Jamon and his gang are among the worst of such men. After sacking the town of Los Palitos, they arrange for Lucky Luke to be arrested for their crimes. The lonesome cowboy, a rope already around his neck, is forced to make a deal with the angry citizens: Bring the real bandits back within six months or hang.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BELJF
    Paperback
    The First Transcontinental Railroad is stopped dead near its starting point, both in the East and in the West. Repeated injunctions from the president of the Transcontinental RailroadA" are having no effect: His workers are constantly prevented from working by agents of a mysterious traitor. But Lucky Luke witnesses one of the acts of sabotage and stops it. Soon, he is in charge of security for the entire westward push-and he will have his work cut out for him!
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AKQPU
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    Imagine a puzzle. A magic puzzle. It features the head of a Turk, it's big and complicated, and when you finish assembling it, the person you think about at that moment is smashed into a thousand pieces! Now, imagine how many ways things can go wrong if Iznogoud of all people tries to use that puzzle, hmm? Sirens, shrinking potions, magic calendars - All fantastic opportunities for disasters to occur - and hilarity to ensue!
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AGYMP
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    In Baghdad the Magnificent, everything is for sale. You can buy goods from all around the world, as well as charms, spells and enchanted items. If you have the gold, you can find anything - even what you need to become Caliph instead of the Caliph. Of course, buying it doesn't mean you know how to use it properly, as the despicable grand vizier Iznogoud finds out again and again...
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  • Asterix Omnibus 5

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AGOJC
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    In Asterix and the Cauldron, Asterix is tasked with guarding a cauldron full of money but, when the cash disappears, Asterix and Obelix must earn enough to repay it all. Fairground gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, bank robbery - our heroes will try anything! In Asterix in Spain the Gauls rescue Chief Huevos y Bacon's son and return him to Spain, where they tangle with the tourist industry, flamenco and wild aurochs in the bullring! In Asterix and the Roman Agent Julius Caesar turns to psychological warfare and sends in the sneaky Roman agent, Tortuous Convolvulus. Can he make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery? Or will our heroes outwit him?
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  • Asterix Omnibus

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AGJWW
    Hardback
    In this special collector's edition, books nineteen to twenty-one are brought together in one fabulous volume. In ASTERIX AND THE SOOTHSAYER, a sinister figure arrives in the Gaulish village. Prolix claims to be a soothsayer and the villagers believe every word he says, but Asterix isn't convinced...The Corsican chieftain, Boneywasawarriorwayayix, needs Asterix and Obelix's help to foil the evil designs of Praetor Perfidius and oppose Julius Caesar's army in ASTERIX IN CORSICA. In ASTERIX AND CAESAR'S GIFT, Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the Gaulish village as a bonus - then swaps them with tavern landlord Orthopaedix for a drink. But Asterix and his friends aren't keen to hand over their village! There is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends.
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  • Asterix Omnibus

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AFBCL
    Paperback
    In this collector's edition, three Asterix stories are collected in one volume. In Asterix the Legionary, Obelix falls in love! Unfortunately, the object of his affections is engaged to Tragicomix - a conscript in the Roman army. Asterix and Obelix join up to rescue Tragicomix and save the day. In Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield, Caesar plans to hold a triumph featuring the shield of his defeated enemy, Vercingetorix. But the shield is missing! Romans and Gauls race to track it down. In Asterix and the Olympic Games, the athletes of the ancient world assemble in Athens to compete. Asterix and the Gauls enter too but their magic potion is banned! Can our heroes win without it?
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEMLC
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    1861. Abraham Lincoln orders that the First Transcontinental Telegraph line, currently interrupted between Nevada and Nebraska, be completed. Two teams, one heading east from Carson City and the other west from Omaha, will meet up in Salt Lake City. Lucky Luke joins the eastbound team. But when a $100,000 reward is offered to the first team to arrive, there's suddenly more to fear than the natural obstacles of the journey: A saboteur seems to be at work!
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  • Asterix Omnibus

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEMAD
    Hardback
    In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is tasked with guarding a cauldron full of money but, when the cash disappears, Asterix and Obelix must earn enough to repay it all. Fairground gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, bank robbery - our heroes will try anything! In ASTERIX IN SPAIN, the Gauls rescue Chief Huevos y Bacon's son and return him to Spain, where they tangle with the tourist industry, flamenco and wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Julius Caesar turns to psychological warfare and sends in the sneaky Roman agent, Tortuous Convolvulus. Can he make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery? Or will our heroes outwit him?
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