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Axel Scheffler - Author

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. He is best known for his partnership with Julia Donaldson, including A Squash and the Squeeze and The Gruffalo. Axel has illustrated a number of other highly successful books, including Muddle Farm, and his books have been languages In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Christmas Bear and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London with his partner and young daughter.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Ocean
Axel Scheffler
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month June 2017 Mix up a jellyfish and a dolphin and what do you get? A jolphin – and a very curious creature it looks too. And a whale and a jellyfish which becomes...
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Format: Board book | Released 01/06/2017
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Pip and Posy: The New Friend
Axel Scheffler
A charming new title in this best-selling series from Axel Scheffler. Simple but incident-filled stories for two, three and four-year olds. A gently funny story about navigating friendship and being kind, even when every bone in your body is telling...
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/05/2016
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
Axel Scheffler
Best known for creating the pictures for the Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler has created a perfect story for pre-school. How can Pip's friends cheer him up when his beautiful red balloon goes POP! ? Luckily Posy comes up with a really...
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Format: Board book | Released 04/02/2016
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Jungle
Axel Scheffler
In his inimitable, instantly recognisable style, Axel Scheffler depicts eleven jungle animals across bright half pages, each picture accompanied by jolly descriptive rhyming verses. Flip the pages though and you can create a whole host of crazy creatures, such as...
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Format: Spiral bound | Released 06/08/2015
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
Axel Scheffler
From the illustrator of 'The Gruffalo' comes this brilliantly observed story starring two best friends about the dramas of pre-school life - perfectly pitched for potty training toddlers.
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Format: Board book | Released 04/03/2015
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Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter
Axel Scheffler
From the illustrator of 'The Gruffalo' comes this brilliantly observed story starring two best friends about the dramas of pre-school life - ideal for teaching toddlers how to share and say 'sorry'.
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Format: Board book | Released 04/03/2015
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Safari
Axel Scheffler
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - August 2014 Book of the Month A very silly but absolutely compelling book that will charm the whole family and in particular young toddlers as they flip and flap the pages...
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Format: Novelty book | Released 07/08/2014
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Axel Scheffler Rhyming Stories Katie the Kitten and Lizzy the Lamb
Axel Scheffler
Two fun rhyming stories in one beautiful book - from the illustrator of the Gruffalo. These rhyming stories are beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Axel Scheffler - with lots of details that children will love to spot. Also available in...
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Format: Board book | Released 05/06/2014
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
Axel Scheffler
Pip is very proud of his big red balloon. But when he lets the balloon go and it pops, he is inconsolable. Luckily, Posy has a clever idea to cheer up her friend and soon they are having fun again!
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2014
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm
Axel Scheffler
Full of wit and delight, this flap book gives readers the chance to create creatures that are half-cow half-pig, half-hen and half-sheep or any other kind of combination out of the 121 on offer. Familiar to all readers of The...
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Format: Spiral bound | Released 05/09/2013
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Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle
Axel Scheffler
From the illustrator of 'The Gruffalo' comes this brilliantly observed story starring two best friends about the dramas of pre-school life - perfectly pitched for potty training toddlers.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Paperback | Released 10/01/2013
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Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter
Axel Scheffler
From the illustrator of 'The Gruffalo' comes this brilliantly observed story starring two best friends about the dramas of pre-school life - ideal for teaching toddlers how to share and say 'sorry'.
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/01/2013
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Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day
Axel Scheffler
Best-selling Axel Scheffler's delightful characters Pip and Posy are back for a new adventure. The two friends love playing in the snow together until a difference of opinion causes them to start to quarrel. How will they get back to...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2012
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Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
Axel Scheffler
April 2012 Book of the Month. Best known for creating the pictures for the Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler has created a perfect story for pre-school. How can Pip's friends cheer him up when his beautiful red balloon goes POP! ? Luckily Posy...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/04/2012
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