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Proverbs From Far and Wide by Axel Scheffler
  

Proverbs From Far and Wide

Axel Scheffler

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Proverbs From Far and Wide by Axel Scheffler

If the baboon could see his own behind, he would laugh too. From quarrelling hippopotamuses in Buganda to drinking tea with a fork in India, the proverbs in this book span the world. With striped squirrels, frowning frogs and bewildered baboons, Proverbs From Far and Wide is a wonderful collection of proverbs compiled and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of the prize-winning children's book, The Gruffalo. These witty sayings will make you stop to think and laugh out loud.

About the Author

Axel Scheffler

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Axel Scheffler
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Author's Website

www.gruffalo.com/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

26th October 2001

ISBN

9780333961285


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