The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers
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.
Eichborn GmbH & Co. Verlag KG, Germany, 1999.
Translation Copyright, John Brownjohn, 2000.
Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, 2005.



ISBN: 1585677248 / 703 pages
Maps included on endpapers
136 b&w illustrations


A bluebear generally lives 27 years; this book narrates the first half of Captain Bluebear's life (13 1/2 years) — his explorations of a lost continent and adventures with the minipirates, the Spiderwitch, the hobgoblins, the Mountain Maggot, the venomous vampires, the Troglotroll, the Gelatine Prince, and more.


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