Berkeley Breathed





Berkeley Breathed

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June 21, 1957

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Guy Berkeley "Berke" Breathed is an American cartoonist, children's book author/illustrator, director, and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip which dealt with socio-political issues as seen through the eyes of highly exaggerated characters (e.g. Bill the Cat and Opus the Penguin) and humorous analogies.



Average rating: 4.34 · 41,103 ratings · 1,387 reviews · 52 distinct works · Similar authors
Bloom County Babylon: Five ...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 6,229 ratings — published 1986 — 3 editions
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Bloom County Loose Tails
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 5,243 ratings — published 1983
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'Toons for Our Times: A Blo...
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 4,294 ratings — published 1984
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Penguin Dreams and Stranger...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 3,427 ratings — published 1985
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Billy & Boingers Bootleg (B...
4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 2,958 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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Tales Too Ticklish to Tell:...
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 2,779 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Happy Trails
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 2,316 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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The Night of the Mary Kay C...
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 1,968 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Classics of Western Literat...
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 1,855 ratings — published 1990
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The Bloom County Library, V...
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 1,597 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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“I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless fascination that we all have the capacity to become emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist.”
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“Some of us find our lives abridged even before the paperback comes out. ”
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“And just as it is with all proper grannies, she ordered me into my pink bunny jammies.”
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