The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear (Paperback)

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Description


The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear is a land of imaginative lunacy and supreme adventure, wicked satire and epic fantasy, all mixed together, turned on its head, and lavishly illustrated by author Walter Moers.
 
“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 Mountain Maggot . . . Mine is a tale of mortal danger and eternal love, of hair’s breadth, last-minute escapes.”
 
Welcome to the fantastic world of Zamonia, populated by all manner of extraordinary characters.
 
“Equal parts J. K. Rowling, Douglas Adams, and Shel Silverstein.” —Washington Post

About the Author


Walter Moers was born in 1957 and is a writer, cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. The world of Zamonia that he created is currently being adapted for the screen. He lives in Hamburg, Germany.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781585678440
ISBN-10: 1585678449
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication Date: August 29th, 2006
Pages: 704
Language: English