Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13 (Jim Button and the Wild 13)

This is the second part to Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer (Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver), and once again the two heroes go through a lot of adventures with fantastic creatures. And of course, they are once more as thick as thieves! Old and new friends join them on their great journey. This time, they have to bring down a gang of pirates, but that is by far not all – after all, the secret about Jim Button strange arrival in Lummerland is still not solved.
Generations of children grew up with them: Up to this day the adventures of Jim Button and Luke the engine driver have lost none of their unique magic.

Details

  • First publication: Thienemann Verlag 1962
  • Translations:
    Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Catalan, Korean, Lithuanian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Hungarian
  • Current German edition:
    Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13 (illustrated by F. J. Tripp)
    Hardcover, 288 pages, Thienemann Verlag 2015

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Audio Book

  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13. Die Komplettlesung
    Unabridged reading by Robert Missler, Silberfisch 2015

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Film

  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13
    Germany 1962. 5 parts with marionettes from Augsburger Puppenkiste (black and white).
  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13
    Germany 1977. 4 parts with marionettes from Augsburger Puppenkiste (colour).
  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13
    Augsburger Puppenkiste 1976, VHS, 4 parts, Karussell 1994. Also available on DVD from Lighthouse Home Entertainment 2004.
  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13
    Augsburger Puppenkiste at Hessischer Rundfunk 1977, Director: Manfred Jenning. New version for the 80th birthday of Michael Ende 2009. S.A.D. Home Entertainment (Licence),140 min. incl. bonus material.
  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13 – Gold-Edition
    Augsburger Puppenkiste at Hessischer Rundfunk, special picture quality. Director: Manfred Jenning. S.A.D. Home Entertainment (Licence), 260 min.
  • Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13
    Rat Pack, Germany 2021. With bonus material. Director: Dennis Gansel. Warner, 110 min.