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Hockridge, Derek

Overview
Works: 79 works in 526 publications in 4 languages and 9,576 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Comics (Graphic works)  Caricatures and cartoons  Adventure stories  Pictorial works  Pop-up books 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PN6748.A8, 741.5944
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Most widely held works about Derek Hockridge
 
Most widely held works by Derek Hockridge
Asterix at the Olympic games by Goscinny( Book )

99 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,791 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member 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 and the golden sickle by Goscinny( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and English, Old and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix and Obelix set off for Lutetia (now Paris) in search of a new golden sickle for Getafix
Obelix & Co. by Goscinny( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member 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 in Britain by Goscinny( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One little ancient British village still holds out against the Roman invaders. Asterix and Obelix are invited to help"--Cover
Asterix and the actress by Uderzo( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says the chief, or does it? It looks as if it's come at last for Asterix, Obelix and the other villagers
Asterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix stories by Goscinny( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents English translations of fourteen short, cartoon-style stories, originally published in French, featuring the characters of Asterix and Obelix, friends in ancient Gaul
Asterix and the secret weapon by Uderzo( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member 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 son by Uderzo( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When someone's leaves a little boy in a basket outside Asterix's hut, it's two Gauls and a baby in the days of the Roman Empire! Through Asterix and Obelix have more experience whopping legionnaires than diapering infants, they do their best. Also new to childcare: the sneaky Prefect of Gaul, Crismus Cactus, who's masquerading as a nursemaid. Why do the Romans want this baby? And, what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Caesar? Asterix must find out
Asterix and the Roman agent by Goscinny( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member 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 Normans by Goscinny( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member 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 the great divide by Uderzo( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix must reunite a village which is divided physically and politically
Asterix and Caesar's gift by Goscinny( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar gives Asterix's village to a retiring Centurian as a bonus, but he immediately trades it to a tavern keeper. When the tavern keeper and his family show up to take over ownership, the villagers refuse to leave, which leads to a chieftancy election and a showdown with the Romans
Asterix omnibus. Asterix the legionary, Asterix and the Chieftain's shield, Asterix at the Olympic Games by Goscinny( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member 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 the cauldron by Goscinny( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member 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?
How Obelix fell into the magic potion when he was a little boy by Goscinny( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix narrates the story of how his friend Obelix obtained his superhuman strength as a young boy by falling into a cauldron of magic potion
Asterix and Cleopatra by Goscinny( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member 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 and the great crossing by Goscinny( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land ho! Asterix and Obelix had been lost at sea, but they've finally reached what they think is a Roman colony. Then the Vikings turn up on a voyage of discovery, and the two Gauls realize that they've done something greater and more important: they've discovered a strange New World
Asterix in Belgium by Goscinny( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member 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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Asterix and the banquetAsterix and the golden sickleObelix & Co.Asterix in BritainAsterix and the actressAsterix and the falling skyAsterix and the class act : fourteen all-new Asterix storiesAsterix and the secret weapon