Asterix and the Chieftain’s Shield

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The hero Vercingetorix once defeated Julius Caesar near Gergovia in the Arvernian country. Although the tables were turned later at the battle of Alesia, the Gauls remember Gergovia as a glorious victory. Years later, Caesar plans to parade with Vercingetorix’s shield – but where can it be?

ISBN: 9780752866253 Author: Goscinny, Publisher: Orion Children's Books Publication Date: 22nd July 2004 Imprint: Sphere Cover: Paperback Dewey: 741.5 (edition:22) Pages: 48 Language: English Edition: Revised Edition Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

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When the hero Vercingetorix was defeated he threw his arms at Julius Caesar’s feet. Years later, Caesar plans to hold a triumph with his enemy’s shield – but where is it? Romans and Gauls race to track it down, and Chief Vitalstatistix, dieting on a health farm, has a surprise to spring. Will Caesar defeat the Gauls again, or will the truimph go to Asterix?

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