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

11 days ago

2 months to go until Julia Donaldson will be releasing Tales from Acorn Wood Book and Card Game illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

1 month ago

Out now! Axel Scheffler Freddy the Frog by Axel Scheffler,. Published by Campbell Books.
Axel Scheffler

1 month ago

Out now! Monkey Puzzle 20th Anniversary Edition by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

2 months ago

On this day 1840, the world's first adhesive postage stamp, the "Penny Black", was used. You'll love Tales From Acorn Wood: Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Published by Campbell Books.
Penny Black

2 months ago

On this day 1840, the world's first adhesive postage stamp, the "Penny Black", was used. You'll love Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
Penny Black

3 months ago

World Tuna Day

3 months ago

Discover Fish Dream of Trees by Frantz Wittkamp and Axel Scheffler. Published by Two Hoots.
National Arbor Day (US)

4 months ago

Parties can be lots of fun, try reading The Gruffalo Party Pack by Julia Donaldson from Macmillan Children's Books.
World Party Day

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