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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 635 works in 2,502 publications in 37 languages and 49,533 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Picture books  Board books  Christmas stories  Big books  Textured books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, 9pu, 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 )
233 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 33 languages and held by 4,314 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
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson( Book )
113 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,129 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 Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )
92 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 2,393 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 )
58 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,238 libraries worldwide
Wanting to sail beyond its rock, a tiny snail hitches a ride on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they travel the oceans, visiting places all over the world, until one day the whale becomes stranded in a bay and it's the snail's turn to ensure the whale gets rescued
Charlie Cook's favorite book by Julia Donaldson( Book )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,091 libraries worldwide
A circular tale in which each new book character is reading about the next, beginning and ending with Charlie Cook
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson( Book )
47 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,018 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 )
51 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
A butterfly helps a lost monkey find his mother
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson( Book )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,612 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."
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )
31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,564 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 )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,548 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 )
61 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
'A Squash and a Squeeze' is a rhyming fable that tells of a little old lady who thinks her home is too small. A wise man tells her to take in a succession of animals so that it really is a squash in the house!
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 894 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 )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 882 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
Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
46 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help him with his toughest test: capturing a princess?
The little puddle by Axel Scheffler( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Pip and Posy are having such fun playing that Pip forgets he needs to stop for a wee. Suddenly there's a puddle on the floor! It's OK though, because everyone has accidents sometimes and Posy is very understanding. Suggested level: junior
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 797 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 smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Kæmpen George vil være smart og køber noget nyt tøj. Men på vejen møder han forskellige dyr, der alle har brug for hans hjælp - og hans tøj!
The fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 750 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 )
39 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 702 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
Animal actions by Julia Donaldson( Book )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Join the fun and wriggle like a snake, scamper like a fox and growl like the Gruffalo in this bold, bright and chunky board book
 
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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 1957-
אקסל, שפלר
שפלר, אקסל
シェフラー, アクセル
Languages
English (487)
German (128)
Italian (85)
French (59)
Dutch (31)
Russian (25)
Slovenian (25)
Chinese (22)
Welsh (15)
Hebrew (13)
Afrikaans (11)
Spanish (9)
Arabic (8)
Danish (8)
Portuguese (6)
Polish (6)
Turkish (6)
Finnish (5)
Swedish (5)
Scottish Gaelic (5)
Korean (3)
Scots (2)
Hungarian (2)
Breton (2)
Croatian (2)
Romanian (2)
Latin (2)
Irish (2)
Catalan (2)
Galician (1)
Persian (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Czech (1)
Frisian (1)
Maori (1)
Luxembourgish (1)
Manx (1)
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