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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 921 works in 2,906 publications in 28 languages and 51,888 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Christmas stories  Big books  Picture books  Textured books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, 9pu, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Illuminator, Editor, Draftsman, Interviewee
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 )
234 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 21 languages and held by 4,333 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 )
101 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,996 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
Pip and Posy : the big balloon by Axel Scheffler( Book )
57 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 2,618 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 Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )
65 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
The Gruffalo's Child goes out to find the Big Bad Mouse she has heard so much about
The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )
42 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,113 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 )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,925 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 )
39 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,709 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
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )
36 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,670 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
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )
50 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
A butterfly helps a lost monkey find his mother
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 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 )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,280 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 )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 963 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. Suggested level: preschool, junior
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 886 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 )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 873 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 gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 805 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 739 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
Tiddler by Julia Donaldson( Book )
36 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 733 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 smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 648 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!
The snowy day by Axel Scheffler( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Pip and Posy disagree about whether to build a snowrabbit or snowmouse
The scarecrows' wedding by Julia Donaldson( Book )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 598 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
 
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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-
אקסל, שפלר
שפלר, אקסל
שפלר, אקסל 1957-
세플러, 악셀 1957-
셰플러, 악셀 1957-
셰플러, 액설 1957-
셰플러, 액셀 1957
シェフラー, アクセル
Languages
English (578)
German (102)
French (42)
Italian (35)
Chinese (32)
Russian (17)
Dutch (13)
Spanish (12)
Hebrew (9)
Polish (5)
Afrikaans (5)
Welsh (4)
Arabic (3)
Swedish (3)
Turkish (3)
Japanese (2)
Romanian (2)
Latin (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Slovenian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Czech (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Frisian (1)
Korean (1)
Galician (1)
Luxembourgish (1)
Manx (1)
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