Proverbs from Far and Wide by Axel Scheffler
  

Synopsis

Proverbs from Far and Wide by Axel Scheffler

'If the baboon could see his own behind, he would laugh too This and many other proverbs from around the world brilliantly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, are brought together for the first time in a picture book. With Axel's usual cast of witty animals, children will laugh loud at these worldwide sayings. This new paperback edition contains an entertaining selection of the proverbs first published in the small-formal hardback edition. Published in 1999, the hardback has been translated into 11 different languages.

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
Interest Age: 4+

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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