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Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler is a book illustrator best known for creating artwork for children's books, particularly The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child written by Julia Donaldson. Originally from Germany, he came to England in 1982. He studied at the Bath Academy of Art and worked in advertising and publishing after graduating in 1985. His big break came in 1992 when he was approached by Julia Donaldson's publisher to illustrate her first picture book, A Squash and a Squeeze. However, it wasn't until the book's launch party that he finally met Julia in person, and the rest as they say is history.

Axel and Julia have now collaborated together for over 20 years and remain one of the most creative partnerships in the Children's books world, drawing comparisons to Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake.

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Combining Axel Scheffler’s distinctive illustrations with intuitive and interactive push, pull and slide mechanisms, Freddy the Frog is the charming tale of a loveable amphibian told in wonderful rhythmic verse. Perfect for all inquisitive little readers.
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Books with Julia Donaldson

The Smeds and the Smoos
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The Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Edition
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The Gruffalo's Child
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The Ugly Five
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Zog
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Zog
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Zog and the Flying Doctors
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Stick Man
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The Highway Rat
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Room on the Broom
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Superworm
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Tabby McTat
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Tiddler
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Monkey Puzzle
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The Smartest Giant in Town
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The Snail and the Whale
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A Squash and a Squeeze
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Charlie Cook's Favourite Book
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Tales From Acorn Wood

Tales From Acorn Wood Little Library
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Fox's Socks
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Postman Bear
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Rabbit's Nap
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Hide-and-Seek Pig
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Tales From Acorn Wood Treasury
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Opposites
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Friends
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Hide-and-Seek Pig Book and Jigsaw Set
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Counting
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Colours
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Tales from Acorn Wood Sticker Book
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Tales From Acorn Wood
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Pip and Posy Books

Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
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Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter
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Pip and Posy: The Bedtime Frog
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Pip and Posy: The Bedtime Frog
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Pip the Puppy Buggy Book
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
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Pip and Posy: The New Friend
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Pip and Posy: The New Friend
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Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter
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Pip and Posy: The Christmas Tree
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Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
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Pip and Posy: Look and Say
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
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Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster
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Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day
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Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster
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Other Series

Axel Scheffler Noisy Jungle
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Axel Scheffler Noisy Farm
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In the Jungle
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On the Farm
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Dinosaurs
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Safari
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Jungle
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Pets
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Ocean
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The Christmas Bear
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The Bedtime Bear
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The Tickle Book
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The Christmas Bear Sticker Book
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Axel Scheffler's Pocket Library
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Sound-Button Stories: Portly Pig
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Sound-Button Stories: Gobbly Goat
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Sound-Button Stories: Cuddly Cow
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