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Scheffler, Axel

Overview
Works: 1,192 works in 3,827 publications in 30 languages and 59,949 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Christmas stories  Humorous fiction  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Contributor, 9pu, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Illuminator, Interviewee, Editor, 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 )

264 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 4,700 WorldCat member 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 )

148 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,483 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 Gruffalo's child by Julia Donaldson( Book )

104 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,491 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 )

54 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 2,243 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 )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 2,048 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 )

62 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,017 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 on a fire, but finally Santa Claus steps in to make sure that Stick Man and his family have a joyous Christmas
Superworm by Julia Donaldson( Book )

54 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,898 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 )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 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." Brilliant rhyming story
Where's my mom? by Julia Donaldson( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Arabic and held by 1,552 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 )

55 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,310 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
The spiffiest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 904 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 )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 896 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 smartest giant in town by Julia Donaldson( Book )

70 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town...until he bumps into some 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 815 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 )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 773 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 scarecrows' wedding by Julia Donaldson( Book )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 772 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
Tabby McTat, the musical cat by Julia Donaldson( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 723 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 snowy day by Axel Scheffler( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 710 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 708 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 )

42 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 681 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. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help Zog with his toughest test: capturing a princess? This early reader edition contains the complete classic story and pictures, in a pocket-book format, and with an extra-clear font and layout, to support children who are gaining confidence in reading."--
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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-

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

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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