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

13 days ago

Out now! Charlie Cook's Favourite Book 15th Anniversary Edition by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

13 days ago

1 month to go until Axel Scheffler will be releasing Axel Scheffler Pip the Puppy illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Campbell Books.
Axel Scheffler

13 days ago

1 month to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing Monkey Puzzle Make and Do illustrated by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

13 days ago

1 month to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing The Snail and the Whale Make and Do illustrated by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

13 days ago

2 months to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing Gruffalo, Where Are You? illustrated by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

13 days ago

2 months to go until Axel Scheffler will be releasing Axel Scheffler The Noisy Jungle Book illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Campbell Books.
Axel Scheffler

27 days ago

2 months to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing Tales From Acorn Wood Little Library illustrated by Julia Donaldson. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

1 month ago

On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison records himself reciting "Mary had a little lamb". Why not try Mother Goose's Playtime Rhymes by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Mary Had a Little Lamb

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