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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 841 works in 2,218 publications in 11 languages and 45,254 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Big books  Board books  Textured books  Drama 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, 9pu, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Editor, Draftsman
Classifications: PZ8.3.D7235, [E]
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Publications about Axel Scheffler
Publications by Axel Scheffler
Most widely held works about Axel Scheffler
 
Most widely held works by Axel Scheffler
The gruffalo by Julia Donaldson( Book )
123 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,427 libraries worldwide
A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well. On board pages
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson( Book )
53 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,626 libraries worldwide
A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon
The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Wanting to sail beyond its rock, a tiny snail hitches a ride on a big humpback whale and then is able to help the whale when it gets stuck in the sand
Charlie Cook's favorite book by Julia Donaldson( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,843 libraries worldwide
A circular tale in which each new book character is reading about the next, beginning and ending with Charlie Cook
The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
The Gruffalo's Child goes out to find the Big Bad Mouse she has heard so much about
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
Stick Man ends up far away from his family tree when he is fetched by a dog, thrown by a child, used as a snowman's arm, and even put in a fireplace, but finally Santa Claus steps in to make sure that Stick Man and his family have a joyous Christmas
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
A butterfly tries to help a lost young monkey find its mother in the jungle, meeting many different animals along the way
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
A very bad rat rides his horse along the highway stealing travelers' food, from a rabbit's clover to a spider's flies, until clever Duck introduces him to her "sister."
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Fred the street musician and his cat are "purr-fectly" happy, singing together all day long, until Fred gives chase to a thief and the two become separated
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
With the help of an old man and all of her animals, an old lady realises that her house is not as small as she thought it was
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
T. S. Eliot's playful cat poems were originally composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as Old Possum himself, and later inspired the legendary musical "Cats." Now with vibrant illustrations by the award-winning Axel Scheffler
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
George the giant, known for wearing his old patched clothes, finally buys new ones, but then gives them away to some needy animals
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Each year, as Zog practices new skills learned at Madam Dragon's school, a little girl helps him out until one day he finds a way to help make her dream come true for herself, a new friend, and Zog
The fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Tiddler the fish is always telling tall tales about why he is late for school, but when he is actually caught in a net and taken far from home, it is his stories that help him find his way back
Pip and Posy : the big balloon by Axel Scheffler( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
When Posy sees Pip riding his scooter in the park, she grabs it from him and tries to ride it, but since she has never ridden a scooter before she falls down and Pip must decide what to do
The little puddle by Axel Scheffler( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
When Pip goes to Posy's house to play, they are having such a good time that Pip forgets something very important
The smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So, one day, when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look. With smart trousers, a smart shirt, stripy tie and shiny shoes, George is a new giant. But on his way home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help ... and his clothes!
Tiddler by Julia Donaldson( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Tiddler the fish is always telling tall tales about why he is late for school, but when he is actually caught in a net and taken far from home, it is his stories that help him find his way back
The snowy day by Axel Scheffler( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Pip and Posy disagree about whether to build a snowrabbit or snowmouse
 
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Alternative Names
Scheffler, Axel 1957-
Šeflers, Aksels 1957-
Sephler, Axel 1957-
אקסל, שפלר
שפלר, אקסל
シェフラー, アクセル
Languages
English (425)
French (15)
Dutch (7)
Russian (3)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Arabic (2)
Polish (2)
Latin (2)
German (1)
Frisian (1)
Manx (1)
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