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Hockridge, Derek

Works: 138 works in 681 publications in 3 languages and 10,076 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  History  Comics (Graphic works)  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Adventure stories 
Roles: Translator, Other
Classifications: PN6748.A8, 741.5944
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Publications about Derek Hockridge
Publications by Derek Hockridge
Most widely held works by Derek Hockridge
Asterix the Gaul by Goscinny( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
When Roman Centurion Crismus Bonus finds out about Getafix's magic potion, he kidnaps the druid to force him to reveal the recipe, so Asterix joins his friend in captivity and together they two plan to whip up a surprise with truly hair-raising effects
Asterix and the banquet by Goscinny( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Gaul, now France, has always been famous for its food and drink, so when for a bet with the Romans, Asterix and Obelix travel round collecting local delicacies, they start on the journey home with all sorts of goodies. First, however, they must outwit two thieves!
Asterix in Spain by Goscinny( Book )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Asterix and his friends are holding out against Julius Caesar, but when the son of Chief Huevos y Bacon is taken hostage, the Gauls jump to the rescue to bring him home to Hispania where they get wrapped up with the tourist industry and flamenco
Obelix & Co. by Goscinny( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Watch out! Julius Caesar has devised his most cunning attack yet on the indomitable Gauls. He has sent Caius Preposterus, a graduate of the Latin School of Economics, to corrupt them by introducing big business into their little town. But will wealth and success bring the Gauls happiness ... or trouble?
Asterix and the actress by Uderzo( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
"The first new Asterix book for five years sees Asterix and Obelix celebrating their joint birthday party back in the Gaulish village -- and some surprise guests have been invited! Meanwhile, Julius Caesar has to deal with his old enemy Pompey, who is looking for supporters among the legions stationed in Gaul. And just what part do two old friends play in the story, Tremensdelirius and the lovely Panacea? After many exciting adventures, all is finally revealed."--Page 4 of cover
Asterix and the falling sky by Uderzo( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The arrival of two extraterrestrial beings in Gaul in 50 B.C., who want to confiscate a magic potion created by the local druid, causes no end of trouble for Asterix, Obelix, and the rest of the Gallic village and their Roman invaders
Asterix and the big fight by Goscinny( Book )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and French and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A collaborator in ancient Gaul? There's something very fishy going on. One way or another the fight for control of the village between Vitalstatistix and his rival is bound to be a knockout
Asterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix stories by Goscinny( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
"Asterix and the class act" sees our favourite hero in fine form in this collection of short stories, including 10 short stories by Goscinny and Uderzo and a further 2 brand-new short stories created by Albert Uderzo
Asterix and the Goths by Goscinny( Book )
31 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Asterix and Obelix escort Getafix to the annual druids conference in the Forest of the Carnutes, not knowing that the Goths are hiding nearby and intend to invade Gaul and Rome
Asterix and the Normans by Goscinny( Book )
25 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A Norman invasion of the Gaulish village! But only trendy teenager Justforkix, visiting from Lutetia, fears them, for the Gauls have their magic potion. But the Normans themselves want to learn the meaning of fear: can Aterix and his friends teach them? Another secret weapon is brought into play ... and at long last the bard Cacofonix wins the appreciation due to him. -- back cover
Asterix and son by Uderzo( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Asterix and Obelix do their best to care for the infant left outside of Asterix's hut while finding his true parents, who seem to belong to a powerful family
Asterix and the Roman agent by Goscinny( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix attempt to outwit the greedy Tortuous Convolvulus who is trying to make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery
Asterix and the secret weapon by Uderzo( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A woman bard? That's unheard of in Ancient Gaul. So, when the mothers in Asterix's town want to replace Cacofonix with Bravura, the men are horrified. But, Bravura hits the right notes musically, and she proves very valuable when Julius Caesar sends in his secret weapon: a group of female legionnaries. Caesar thinks the Gauls will be too noble to fight the women ... but Bravura has no such scruples! And, even Cacofonix succeeds in coming into his own
Asterix and the great divide by Uderzo( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Two rival chieftains have been elected to govern a little village in ancient Gaul - and a ditch dug through the village divides it, literally, into a party of the left and a party of the right. But the son and daughter of the two chieftains are in love. Histrionix and the beautiful Melodrama have more sense than their fathers, and call in Asterix, Obelix and the druid Getafix to sort out the political wrangling. What with the intriguing of the sinister traitor Codfix, who wants to marry Melodrama himself, the Gauls' work is cut out for them - can they persuade the star-crossed lovers' village to reunite against the threat of Julius Caesar's Roman legionaries? Getafix brews some interesting new magic potions to help
Asterix and the cauldron by Goscinny( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
"A neighboring Gaulish chief asks the people of Asterix's village to help guard a cauldron full of money from the Romans. But the sneaky chief plans to double-cross everyone. So he steals back the cash just when Asterix is standing sentinel. Can Asterix and Obelix recover the riches?
Asterix and Caesar's gift by Goscinny( Book )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village, 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Asterix omnibus. Asterix the legionary, Asterix and the Chieftain's shield, Asterix at the Olympic Games by Goscinny( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A collector's edition, featuring three favorite stories. In Asterix the Legionary, Asterix and Obelix head to battle to rescue Tragicomix, whom the Romans have forcibly conscripted. The two find their friend{u2026}and cause a BIG commotion, too. It's a race to the finish in Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield as the Romans and the Gauls both try to track down a missing shield that Caesar needs for a triumphant ceremony. Can Asterix and his friends find it first? And Asterix and the Gauls go for the gold in Asterix at the Olympic Games--but their magic potion is banned! Can our heroes win without it?
Asterix and Cleopatra by Goscinny( Book )
24 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
When Queen Cleopatra promises to build the Roman emperor a new palace, Asterix and his Gallic cohorts get involved and end up outwitting the Roman army
Asterix in Belgium by Goscinny( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Who are bravest, the Belgian tribes or the Gauls? And who can destroy more fortified Roman camps? When the contest ends in a draw, and Julius Caesar is asked to adjudicate, he goes into action against both Gauls and Belgians. They unite against him, inventing fish and chips along the way. But will Caesar meets his Waterloo? -- back cover
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