THE 13 1/2 LIVES OF CAPTAIN BLUEBEAR

by Walter Moers

Publisher: SECKER & WARBURG

Written in English
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Number of Pages704
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Open LibraryOL7509375M
ISBN 100436275007
ISBN 109780436275005

The 13 ¹⁄₂ Lives of Captain Bluebear is a fantasy novel by German writer and cartoonist Walter Moers which details the numerous lives of a human-sized b.   Come along with Captain Bluebear for the first 13 ½ of his 27 lives. Each chapter in this thick book (don’t worry there are lots of pictures) recounts the story of one life. The Capn’s adventures include sailing the high seas with the mini pirates, doing psychedelic mushrooms in the desert with crazy Bedouin-like people, living in a wild.   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, because our hero is forever avoiding disaster by a paw’s breadth. In this remarkable book, Captain Bluebear tells the story of his first thirteen-and-a-half lives spent on the mysterious.   Title: The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear Author: Walter Moers Genre: Fantasy Rating: 4 out of 5 minipirates Did you know that bluebears have 27 lives? Do you happen to know what a bluebear is?Why not learn about one of the most famous bluebears in Walter Moers' The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain it, Captain Bluebear recounts tales from his hectic life in a continent known as .

Name all the Chapters in the Walter Moers book The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear. Name all the Chapters in the Walter Moers book The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear. All Quizzes. Random. Blog. Create / Edit Quiz. More. en Login. Create Account. The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear. 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 corner. “A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. The 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear: being the demibiography of a seagoing bear, with numerous illustrations and excerpts from the Encyclopedia of the marvels, life forms and other phenomena of Zamonia and its environs by professor Abdullah Nightingale. New York: Overlook. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide). 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 an instant international cult classic.

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear was written by award-winning German author Walter Moers and has recently been translated to English by John Brownjohn and released by The OverLook Press. Moers, who currently resides in Hamburg (Germany), was born in and is an accomplished painter, sculptor, cartoonist and writer.

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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(). 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 corner/5.

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. Editorial Reviews/5(60). The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars ratings.

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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. 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 Walter Moers, Author, John Brownjohn, Translator, trans.

from the German by John Brownjohn. Overlook $ (p) ISBN 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 corner.

"A bluebear has twenty-seven lives.4/5(30). 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 :   Bluebear is a bear with blue fur and THE 13 1/2 LIVES OF CAPTAIN BLUEBEAR book lives, 13 1/2 of which he uses up by the end of the book, in a world as far removed from our own as can possibly be imagined - mysterious Zamonia.

Captain Bluebear is a German cartoon hero, part sci-fi, part fairy-tale/5(). 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. 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%().

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The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, by Walter Moers (trans. from German) was recommended to me by one of my 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. 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. 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). 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. 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear by Walter Moers Book Resume: 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.

34 quotes from The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear (Zamonia, #1): ‘Wednesdays were the best thing about Atlantis. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Mo ratings, average rating, «. “A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. I shall recount thirteen-and-a-half of them in this book but keep quiet about the rest.

A bear must have his secrets, after all; they make him seem attractive and mysterious.” ― Walter Moers, quote from The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear. 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(). 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.

The 13 ½ Lives of Captain Bluebear is one of the craziest, silliest, and funniest books I have ever read.

In this zany tale, Captain Bluebear chronicles half of his life story (Bluebears have twenty-seven lives, of course!) and all the wild adventures he’s experienced in the lands of Zamonia. 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.

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 into the world and who he might share that place with.

The Bluebear of the fictional world Zamonia has an impressive 27 lives to live. 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. 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(). 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 an instant international cult classic.

"The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear" has soldcopies in Germany and is a phenomenally successful TV programme. Walter Moers was born in /5().

In this way, “The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear” reminds me a lot of other adventure novels like Gulliver’s Travels and 20 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The story is very much where Bluebear went and what he saw there. I honestly think that he could have gotten away with The 3 3/8 Lives of Captain Bluebear.‎"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 Babbling Billows, the Troglotroll, the Mountai. 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.