Axel Scheffler

Author & Illustrator

About Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the world of children's books, and has created many bestsellers including the award-winning The Gruffalo and its irresistible sequel The Gruffalo's Child. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives in London.

Recent activity

Today

7 days to go until Cat's Cookbook is released, illustrated by Axel Scheffler and written by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

7 days ago

1 month to go until Campbell Books will be releasing On The Farm Sticker Activity Book illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Campbell Books.
Campbell Books and Axel Scheffler

14 days ago

1 month to go until Uwe Timm will be releasing The Train Mouse illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Andersen.
Uwe Timm and Axel Scheffler

1 month ago

Out now! The Gruffalo and Friends Outdoor Activity Book by Julia Donaldson and Christine Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson, Christine Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

2 months ago

Out now! Tales from Acorn Wood Make and Do Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

3 months ago

Out now! The Gruffalo: A Push, Pull and Slide Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

5 months ago

Out now! The Gruffalo Carousel Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

5 months ago

Out now! The Snail and the Whale: A Push, Pull and Slide Book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

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