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6 edition of The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear found in the catalog.

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear

by Walter Moers

  • 130 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Hardcover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction And Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Fantasy fiction,
  • Humorous stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8817893M
    ISBN 101585677248
    ISBN 109781585677245

    The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear is playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction; it has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book. 13 1/2 lives is a fun, quirky somewhat hefty "autobiography" featuring the many adventures of Bluebear, who was given his name by literal-minded roving mini-pirates who rescued the blue-furred bear cub while he floundered helplessly in a walnut shell on the edge of the dangerous "Malmstrom" (20 square mile whirlpool found in the Zamonian Sea)/5(5).

    The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear | "A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. I shall recount thirteen and a half of them in this book but keep quiet about the rest," says the narrator of Walter Moers's epic adventure. "What about the Minipirates?Brand: Harry N. Abrams.   Captain Bluebear tells the story of his first /2 lives spent on the mysterious continent of Zamonia, where intelligence is an infectious disease, water flows uphill, and dangers lie in wait for him around every :

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The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear by Walter Moers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Walter Moers is the author of The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo, A Wild Ride Through the Night, The City of Dreaming Books, and The Alchemaster's Apprentice, all published by Overlook/5(). The 13/2 lives of Captain Bluebear has been compared to various books but I feel that the book can hold its ground in one of most original tales I have read, the twists, the characters, everything in the book was just a delight to read, from the mini pirates at the beginning to the ultimate ending (which I will not give it away)/5.

Playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction, The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book, making it already an instant cult classic/5().

The book is broken into, as expected, the 13 and 1/2 lives that Mr. Bluebear. Walter has a great imagination and it shows throughout the different worlds he creates.

The illustrations in the book are also very fitting/5(). The book is broken into, as expected, the 13 and 1/2 lives that Mr. Bluebear. Walter has a great imagination and it shows throughout the different worlds he creates. The illustrations in the book are also very fitting. I would highly recommend reading this book, similarities to the Hitchikers series/5().

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear Walter Moers, Author, John Brownjohn, Translator, trans. from the German by John Brownjohn. Overlook $ (p) ISBN   Except for its length, you'd think "The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear" was a kids' book, with its whimsical drawings and colorfully imaginative little world.

But it's full of humor, solid writing and bizarre twists -- definitely a good read.5/5(5). The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear has soldcopies in Germany and is a phenomenally successful TV programme. Walter Moers was born in and is an author, cartoonist, painter and scriptwriter%().

Walter Moers is the author of The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo, A Wild Ride Through the Night, The City of Dreaming Books, and The /5(60).

The 13 1 ⁄ 2 Lives of Captain Bluebear is a fantasy novel by German author and illustrator Walter Moers which details the 13½ lives of a human-sized bear with blue fur. Wait you say human-sized bear with blue fur.

I know right. Very exciting isn’t it. Anyways, our Bluebear has many adventures. It’s impossible to even try to summarize all his adventures but among other he is.

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Captain Bluebear tells the story of his first /2 lives spent on the mysterious continent of Zamonia, where intelligence is an infectious disease, water flows uphill, and dangers lie 4/5(30).

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear follows a bluebear, the last of his kind, as he bumbles through adventure after adventure trying to find out just where he fits. The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, by Walter Moers (trans. from German) was recommended to me by one of my co-workers.

It sounded fun and I love that it is illustrated, so I got it right away. The novel recounts the first 13 (and a half) different eras in the life of Bluebear, from his birth to his finding eventual happiness.

Captain Bluebear, the name is evidently some sort of pun in the author's native German, is well, a bluebear who lives in and around the fictional continent of Zamonia.

The book's title comes from the fact that bluebears are said to have three times as many lives as cats. So Captain Bluebear describes the first half of his life.

The book is broken into, as expected, the 13 and 1/2 lives that Mr. Bluebear. Walter has a great imagination and it shows throughout the different worlds he /5. The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear (Kindle Edition) Published August 29th by The Overlook Press Kindle Edition, pages.

Playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction, The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book, making it already an instant cult classic.

Get this from a library. The 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear. [Walter Moers] -- Captain Bluebear is a bear with blue fur, a creature as unique as the fantastic adventures he undergoes. Unlike cats, which have only nine lives, bluebears have twenty-seven. This is fortunate. The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear is playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction; it has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book.

"A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. Novels by Walter Moers book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free tria /5(13).The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear. Walter Moers. $; $; Publisher Description "A bluebear has twenty-seven lives.

I shall recount thirteen and a half of them in this book but keep quiet about the rest," says the narrator of Walter Moers’s epic adventure.

"What about the Minipirates? What about the Hobgoblins, the Spiderwitch, the.If the answer is “yes,” than The 13 ½ Lives of Captain Bluebear could be the book for you.

Fun, whimsical, and imaginative, Moers details the life and escapades of wandering Bluebear in Zamonia. Zamonia is a nonsensical world filled with imaginative creatures and regions%(72).