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Scheffler, Axel

Works: 1,243 works in 4,021 publications in 31 languages and 61,136 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Christmas stories  Humorous fiction  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, 9pu, Other, Illuminator, Interviewee, Editor, Draftsman, Composer
Classifications: PZ8.3.D7235, E
Publication Timeline
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 )
265 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 4,716 libraries worldwide
A mouse invents stories of the Gruffalo in order to scare other animals away from eating him. When a real Gruffalo shows up, what will he do?
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson( Book )
146 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,490 libraries worldwide
The witch and her cat couldn't be happier, flying through the sky on their broomstick -- until the witch drops her hat, then her bow, then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items and all they want in return is a ride on the broomstick. But is there room on the broom for so many new friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from the clutches of a hungry dragon? From the acclaimed creators of The Gruffalo, this enchanting story of quick wits and friendship is full of humor and adventure -- and just the right amount of spookiness. - Publisher
The Gruffalo's child by Julia Donaldson( Book )
105 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,494 libraries worldwide
This story, told in rhyme, describes how the Gruffalo's Child ignores her father's warning and tiptoes out into the snowy wood. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist ... does he?
The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )
54 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 2,243 libraries worldwide
When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend?
Charlie Cook's favorite book by Julia Donaldson( Book )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 2,052 libraries worldwide
Join Charlie and read his favourite book, all about pirates and ghosts, kinights and dragons, crocodiles and aliens
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson( Book )
64 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,030 libraries worldwide
Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Join Stick Man on his troublesome journey back to the family tree
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )
56 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,895 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
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,641 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." Brilliant rhyming story
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,317 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
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
With the help of an old man and all of her animals, an old lady realizes that her house is not as small as she thought it was
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 908 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
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 896 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 smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
71 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town ...until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help - and his clothes!
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 819 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 scarecrows' wedding by Julia Donaldson( Book )
27 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Told in rhyming text, Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay, two scarecrows, plan their wedding, enlisting the help of the animals around the farm
The fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 704 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 )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Pip and Posy disagree about whether to build a snowrabbit or snowmouse
Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
44 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident- prone, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help Zog with his toughest test: capturing a princess? Ages 4+
Where's My Mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A butterfly tries to help a lost young monkey find its mother in the jungle, meeting many different animals along the way
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Alternative Names
Axel Scheffler British German illustrator
Axel Scheffler deutscher Kinderbuchautor
Axel Scheffler Duits auteur
Scheffler, Axel 1957-
Šeflers, Aksels 1957-
Sephler, Axel
Sephler, Axel 1957-
Shefler, Aḳsel 1957-
Šīflir, Aksil, 1957-
אקסל, שפלר
שפלר, אקסל
שפלר, אקסל 1957-
شيفلر، أكسل، 1957-
세플러, 악셀 1957-
셰플러, 악셀 1957-
셰플러, 액설 1957-
셰플러, 액셀 1957
シェフラー, アクセル
English (720)
Italian (70)
German (52)
French (48)
Russian (34)
Spanish (22)
Dutch (17)
Chinese (10)
Slovenian (9)
Polish (6)
Afrikaans (6)
Swedish (4)
Korean (4)
Portuguese (3)
Welsh (3)
Turkish (3)
Hebrew (2)
Frisian (2)
Romanian (2)
Latin (2)
Maori (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Romani (1)
Arabic (1)
Czech (1)
Croatian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Faroese (1)
Galician (1)
Luxembourgish (1)
Manx (1)
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