Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day by Axel Scheffler

Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day

Written by Axel Scheffler
Part of the Pip and Posy Series

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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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 be friends again? A charming story about the value of sharing.


Pip and Posy: The Snowy Day by Axel Scheffler

It's a beautiful snowy day and Pip and Posy can't wait to go out and play. They have all sorts of fun, until they decide to build a snowman, when things start to go a little bit pear-shaped. Pip wants a snowRABBIT, but Posy wants a snowMOUSE! An argument erupts and very soon both friends are cold and wet - and very sad. Oh dear! Happily the friends resolve their differences over a cosy craft session indoors.

See below for a video where Axel discusses his charaters Pip and Posy

About the Author

Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler was born in Hamburg, Germany. At school he was good at art, but didn't think of a career in illustration until he won a cuddly purple cow in a drawing competition. He moved to England in 1982 to learn English and study illustration at the Bath Academy of Art and then set up home in London. Axel illustrated a number of books for various publishers, and in 1993 he was suggested as the illustrator for Julia Donaldson's first picture book text, A Squash and a Squeeze. This was the start of a hugely successful partnership: their bestselling modern classic, The Gruffalo, has sold over three-and-a-half million copies worldwide, and the TV animation was broadcast on Christmas day 2009. Axel has illustrated a number of other highly successful books, including Muddle Farm, and his books have been translated into 42 languages. Axel lives in London with his partner and young daughter.

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32 pages


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Nosy Crow Ltd

Publication date

4th October 2012




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