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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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Celebrate the anniversary of the bestselling classic The Snail and the Whale, the delightful tale of adventure and friendship by the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.
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Books with Julia Donaldson

The Smeds and the Smoos
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The Gruffalo
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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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The Baddies
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Tales From Acorn Wood

Badger's Band
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Cat's Cookbook
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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 Little Library
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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: Counting
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Tales from Acorn Wood: Colours
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Tales From Acorn Wood
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Tales from Acorn Wood Sticker Book
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Mole's Spectacles
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Pip and Posy Books

Pip and Posy: The Christmas Tree
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Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day
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Pip and Posy: The Friendly Snail
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
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Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter
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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 and Posy: The New Friend
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Pip and Posy: The New Friend
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Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster
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Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
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Pip and Posy: Look and Say
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Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day
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Pip and Posy: The Birthday Party
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Other Books by Axel Scheffler

Jim's Spectacular Christmas
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Safari
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Dinosaurs
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The Tickle Book
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In the Jungle
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On the Farm
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm
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The Christmas Bear
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Jungle
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Axel Scheffler's Pocket Library
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Who's Hiding On The Farm?
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Zoo
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All About Cats
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Ocean
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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Pets
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My First Search and Find: On the Farm
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Who's Hiding In The Jungle?
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