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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 1,056 works in 3,244 publications in 30 languages and 55,118 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Christmas stories  Big books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Creator, Contributor, 9pu, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Illuminator, Editor, Composer, Interviewee, Draftsman
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 )

268 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 26 languages and held by 4,654 WorldCat member 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 )

104 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member 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 snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson( Book )

67 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,205 WorldCat member 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
The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson( Book )

59 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gruffalo's Child goes out to find the Big Bad Mouse she has heard so much about
Charlie Cook's favorite book by Julia Donaldson( Book )

41 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member 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 )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,831 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 )

52 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,759 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 )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,537 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 )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butterfly helps a lost monkey find his mother
A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson( Book )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member 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!
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 898 WorldCat member 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 English and held by 876 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
A gold star for Zog by Julia Donaldson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 804 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
Tiddler by Julia Donaldson( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 768 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 fish who cried wolf by Julia Donaldson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 721 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
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 708 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
The smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George didn't like being the scruffiest giant in town, so when he sees a new shop selling giant-size clothes he decides it's time to update his image. 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!
Pip and Posy : the super scooter by Axel Scheffler( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member 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 scarecrows' wedding by Julia Donaldson( Book )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 656 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
Pip and Posy : the scary monster by Axel Scheffler( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Posy is baking cupcakes one rainy day, a big furry hand taps on her window, then a growl and a knock bring her to her door, where a scary--but somewhat familiar--monster waits
 
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The gruffalo
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-

Šīflir, Aksil, 1957-

אקסל, שפלר

שפלר, אקסל

שפלר, אקסל 1957-

세플러, 악셀 1957-

셰플러, 악셀 1957-

셰플러, 액설 1957-

셰플러, 액셀 1957

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Room on the broomThe snail and the whaleThe Gruffalo's ChildCharlie Cook's favorite bookStick ManThe Highway RatWhere's my mom?A squash and a squeeze