ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: November 12, 2014
Asterix the Gallus (Scots)
By (author) Rene Goscinny; Illustrated by Albert Uderzo; Translated by Matthew Fitt
Those gallus Gauls and glaikit Romans are at it again. After the groundbreaking success of the first Scots Asterix translation, Asterix and the Pechts, Matthew Fitt is going back to the very first Asterix adventure. Asterix the Gaul is now getting the same treatment as Itchy Coo publish Asterix the Gallus, the original tale of menhirs and mayhem retold in entertaining easy-to-read Scots.
Matthew Fitt is a published novelist and poet as well as a translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, Matthew has written numerous children’s books and has translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl’s The Eejits and Geordie’s Mingin Medicine.