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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 1,432 works in 4,333 publications in 30 languages and 62,002 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Humorous poetry  Pictorial works  Board books  Christmas stories  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, 9pu, Other, Illuminator, Editor, Interviewee, Draftsman, Composer
Classifications: PZ8.3.D7235, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Axel Scheffler
 
Most widely held works by Axel Scheffler
The gruffalo by Julia Donaldson( Book )

284 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 22 languages and held by 4,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step into the deep dark wood and discover what happens when a quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo ... -- Cover
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson( Book )

134 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,666 WorldCat member 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 )

98 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,432 WorldCat member 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 )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 2,271 WorldCat member 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 )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 2,061 WorldCat member 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 )

70 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member 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 )

61 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member 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 )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,628 WorldCat member 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."
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Arabic and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butterfly tries to help a lost young monkey find its mother in the jungle, meeting many different animals along the way
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )

61 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member 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
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member 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
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George has a problem. In his worn, patched gown and sandals, he's the scruffiest giant in town. That is, until he finds a new clothing shop and buys himself a spiffy new shirt and tie, pants, belt, socks, and shiny black shoes. But his days of being the spiffiest giant in town are numbered. As he sings a little tune to himself about looking so fine, he meets all sorts of folks who could use his help. Soon George has given up his striped tie to warm a giraffe's neck, a shoe to house a mouse family, his shirt to a goat that needs a sail, and so on, until he has to retrieve his old rags. Finally, his new friends Crown him "the kindest giant in town." This is a great story about being kind to others
The smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

80 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member 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!
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member 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
Tiddler by Julia Donaldson( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pip and Posy disagree about whether to build a snowrabbit or snowmouse
The fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member 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
Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )

50 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member 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. Will he ever win a golden star? This edition contains the complete, classic story, re-designed to help children who are gaining confidence in reading."--Back cover
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The gruffalo
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Room on the broomThe Gruffalo's childThe snail and the whaleCharlie Cook's favorite bookStick ManThe Highway RatWhere's my mom?A squash and a squeeze
Alternative Names
Axel Scheffler British German illustrator

Axel Scheffler deutscher Kinderbuchautor

Axel Scheffler Duits auteur

Axel Scheffler německý knižní ilustrátor

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

アクセル・シェフラー

シェフラー, アクセル

艾賽爾·薛弗勒

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