|The 13 ½ Lives of Captain Bluebear|
|Publication date:||UK: 5th October 2000 US: 20th October 2005|
|Published by:||UK: Secker & Warburg US: Overlook Hardcover|
|followed by:||Ensel and Krete|
The 13 1⁄2 Lives of Captain Bluebear is a 1999 fantasy novel by German writer and cartoonist Walter Moers which details the numerous lives of a human-sized bear with blue fur. The novel was originally written in German, but an English translation was published in the United Kingdom in 2000 and in the United States in 2005.