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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 690 works in 2,012 publications in 24 languages and 41,084 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Pictorial works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Big books  Board books  Textured books  Drama 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, 9pu, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Draftsman
Classifications: PZ8.3.D7235, [E]
Publication Timeline
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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 )
109 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,174 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 )
85 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,827 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 snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,142 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 )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,901 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 )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,761 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
The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,723 libraries worldwide
The Gruffalo's Child goes out to find the Big Bad Mouse she has heard so much about
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
A butterfly helps a lost monkey find his mother
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,135 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."
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 939 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
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 932 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
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 872 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
The fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 767 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
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 736 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
Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Tabby McTat is a busker's cat. He loves his life with Fred, singing along as people throw coins in their hat. Then one day, Fred has an accident, and the two are separated. How will they ever find each other again?
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 667 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
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 633 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
The little puddle by Axel Scheffler( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 561 libraries worldwide
When Pip goes to Posy's house to play, they are having such a good time that Pip forgets something very important
Daley B. by Jon Blake( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Daley B.'s many questions about his identity and how he should live his life are answered when Jazzy D. pays a visit to the woodlands
The smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So, one day, when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes, he decides it's time for a new look. With smart trousers, a smart shirt, stripey 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 524 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
 
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Alternative Names
Šeflers, Aksels, 1957-
Sephler, Axel, 1957-
אקסל, שפלר
שפלר, אקסל
シェフラー, アクセル
Languages
English (385)
German (45)
Italian (24)
French (24)
Dutch (13)
Slovenian (8)
Hebrew (7)
Russian (6)
Scottish Gaelic (4)
Japanese (3)
Arabic (3)
Swedish (3)
Welsh (3)
Turkish (3)
Portuguese (2)
Polish (2)
Chinese (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Danish (2)
Latin (2)
Spanish (1)
Croatian (1)
Frisian (1)
Irish (1)
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