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Defoe, Gideon

Overview
Works: 71 works in 235 publications in 10 languages and 4,185 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films  Animated films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gideon Defoe
 
Most widely held works by Gideon Defoe
The pirates! : band of misfits by Peter Lord( Visual )

47 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot, ' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
The Pirates! in an adventure with scientists by Gideon Defoe( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not since "Moby-Dick...No, not since "Treasure Island...Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a sea saga to rival "The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, featuring the greatest sea-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, although he lives for months at a time at sea, somehow manages to keep his beard silky and in good condition. Worried that his pirates are growing bored with a life of winking at pretty native ladies and trying to stick enough jellyfish together to make a bouncy castle, the Pirate Captain decides it's high time to spearhead an adventure. While searching for some major pirate booty, he mistakenly attacks the young Charles Darwin's Beagle and then leads his ragtag crew from the exotic Galapagos Islands to the fog-filled streets of Victorian London. There they encounter grisly murder, vanishing ladies, radioactive elephants, and the Holy Ghost himself. And that's not even the half of it
The Pirates! in an adventure with communists by Gideon Defoe( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and French and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1840: Wagner's latest opera plays to packed houses while disgruntled workers gather in crowded pubs to eat ice cream and plan the downfall of the bourgeoisie. And the Pirate Captain--his disguise proving something of a letdown--finds himself incarcerated at Scotland Yard, in a case of mistaken identity. Discovering that his doppelgänger is none other than Karl Marx, the Captain and his crew are unwittingly caught up in a sinister plot that involves a red-eyed monster, stolen waxworks, and a sack of pretend kittens
The pirates! in an adventure with Napoleon by Gideon Defoe( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirate Captain and his merry band of ne'er-do-wells face off against their toughest--but by no means their tallest--challenge yet, in this swashbuckling tale of lavish tea parties, educational museum exhibits, and naked political ambition
The Pirates! in an adventure with Ahab by Gideon Defoe( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They're back!!! The Pirate Captain and his irascible crew of scoundrels return in their soggiest saga yet. Fresh from their mishaps with Charles Darwin and the evil Bishop of Oxford, the Pirates set sail in a bouncy new vessel -- purchased on credit. In order to repay his debts, the Pirate Captain is determined to capture the enigmatic White Whale, hunted by the notoriously moody Ahab, who has promised a reward. Chaos ensues, featuring the lascivious Cutlass Liz, the world's most dangerous mosquito, an excerpt from the Pirate Captain's novel in progress (a bodice ripper, of course), whale ventriloquism, practical lessons in whale painting, a shanty-singing contest in a Las Vegas casino, and a dra-matic climax in which the Pirate Captain's prize ham saves the day!
The pirates! in an adventure with the Romantics, or Prometheus versus a terrible fungus by Gideon Defoe( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirate Captain and his crew join forces with the romantic poets on a journey from Switzerland to the heart of eastern Europe
The Pirates! in an adventure with Ahab ; The pirates! in an adventure with scientists by Gideon Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Pirate Captain joins forces with a young scientist to save his brother from the evil Bishop of Oxford, he sets sail in a new ship on a quest to capture the Dastardly White Whale, hoping to gain the reward promised by Captain Ahab
Pirates! in an adventure with whaling by Gideon Defoe( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of brooding obsession, piratical entrepreneurialism, honey-roast hams and the dangers of buying a boat you can't afford just because a lady has a lovely face. Since the pirates' adventure with scientists came to its happy end, the pirate boat has suffered a bit from the rigours of ocean life. The Pirate Captain, realising his paintings can only cover up the leaks for so long, decides it's time to get the old girl fixed up. But responsible fiscal management has never been one of his strong points, and the pirates soon find themselves the proud owners of both a swanky new boat and a crippling six-thousand-doubloon debt. In a desperate race against time to pay back the beautiful but deadly Cutlass Liz - famed for once eating twenty babies in a single sitting - they embark upon a voyage that will take in Las Vegas stage shows, killer mosquitoes, sad poems about dolphins, and an elusive white whale
De piraten! : alle buitenbeentjes aan dek( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Multiple languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een klunzige piraat doet zijn uiterste best om de trofee voor Beste Piraat van het Jaar te winnen
The Pirates!, band of misfits : an adventure with scientists & an adventure with Ahab : two novels by Gideon Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two books that follow Pirate Captain and his crew as they go on an unusual London adventure on Charles Darwin's "Beagle," and then set out on a new vessel to capture the white whale hunted by Ahab
How animals have sex by Gideon Defoe( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elite : docking is difficult by Gideon Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On what might be the worst planet in the universe, a young man dreams of the stars, and his ultimate goal: to become Elite! Unfortunately, Misha has to do his chores first, and learn how to talk to Phoebe, the beautiful customs officer, and leave the planet. The death of a famous author unexpectedly drags Misha and Phoebe into a system-wide conspiracy, complete with smuggling, international art thieves, multi-system corporations, canapés, and exploding pigs. This is Misha's chance to prove he has what it takes! After all, surely anyone can be Elite if they dream
The pirates! : in an adventure with Moby Dick by Gideon Defoe( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates! : band of misfits by Gideon Defoe( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists: 1837 - the Victorian Era approaches. Worried that his pirates are getting bored with sitting about on tropical beaches and trying to stick enough jellyfish together to make a bouncy castle, the Pirate Captain decides it's time they had an adventure. A chance encounter with the young Charles Darwin leads the Captain and his rag-tag crew from the exotic Galapagos Islands to the fog filled streets of Victorian London, where they encounter grisly murder, vanishing ladies, a diabolical Bishop and the Elephant Man
The pirates! : band of misfits in 3D( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the infamous Pirate Captain ... is shunned once again by his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz, he sets his sights to win the coveted pirate of the year award! With his trusted dodo, Polly and rag-tag crew at his side, the Pirate Captain will need to battle a diabolical queen, save a young scientist and never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: Adventure"--Container
Pirati! by Gideon Defoe( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two books that follow Pirate Captain and his crew as they go on an unusual London adventure on Charles Darwin's "Beagle," and then set out on a new vessel to capture the white whale hunted by Ahab
The swashbuckling storybook by Gideon Defoe( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storybook edition of the film adaptation of the original story featuring The Pirates!
Pirati! : briganti da strapazzo by Peter Lord( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Capitano Pirata ha un sogno: vincere il premio "pirata dell'anno", per farlo dovrà però battere rivali agguerriti e molto più "predoni" di lui. Non potendo vantare ricchi bottini o forzieri espugnati o ancora montagne di dobloni su cui surfare, riunisce la sua ciurma di disperati in una serie di arrembaggi che lo portano a contatto con un giovane Charles Darwin, il quale riconosce in quello che il capitano chiama pappagallo, l'ultimo esemplare di Dodo sulla Terra.Convinto che la presentazione del raro animale alla comunità scientifica gli frutterà i tesori necessari a diventare pirata dell'anno, il capitano si reca a Londra dove però troverà il più acerrimo nemico della pirateria, la regina Vittoria.(Mymovies)
De piraten! : alle buitenbeentjes aan dek by Piraten! de( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Multiple languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een klunzige piraat doet zijn uiterste best om de trofee voor Beste Piraat van het Jaar te winnen
The Pirates! in an adventure with scientists : a novel by Gideon Defoe( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not since Moby-Dick ... No, not since Treasure Island ... Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a sea saga to rival The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, featuring the greatest sea-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, although he lives for months at a time at sea, somehow manages to keep his beard silky and in good condition. Worried that his pirates are growing bored with a life of winking at pretty native ladies and trying to stick enough jellyfish together to make a bouncy castle, the Pirate Captain decides it's high time to spearhead an adventure. While searching for some major pirate booty, he mistakenly attacks the young Charles Darwin's Beagle and then leads his ragtag crew from the exotic Galapagos Islands to the fog-filled streets of Victorian London. There they encounter grisly murder, vanishing ladies, radioactive elephants, and the Holy Ghost himself. And that's not even the half of it
 
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Gideon Defoe britischer Comicautor, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Gideon Defoe British writer

Gideon Defoe Brits scenarioschrijver

Gideon Defoe escriptor britànic

Gideon Defoe escritor británico

Gideon Defoe scrittore britannico

גידון דפו סופר בריטי

جيديون ديفوى

吉德安·笛福

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