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The 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear

Author: Walter Moers
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 continent of Zamonia, where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moers, Walter.
13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear.
London : Vintage, 2001
(OCoLC)609068932
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moers
ISBN: 0099285320 9780099285328
OCLC Number: 59487569
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 2000.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Thirteen and a half lives of Captain Bluebear.
Responsibility: Walter Moers ; translated by John Brownjohn.

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Unlike cats, bluebears have 27 lives, which can be very handy when one considers the manner in which the hero of this story repeatedly manages to avoid death only by a paw's breadth. The story  Read more...

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Within the first 15 pages I was carried away by the sheer craziness of it all.Some Minipirates find a baby bear with blue fur inside a walnut shell floating on the ocean towards a giant whirlpool. Read more...

 
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