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Axel Scheffler - Author

About the 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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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Join Mother Goose and her three little goslings as they enjoy over fifty classic nursery rhymes, traditional lullabies and favourite action songs, beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. The deluxe 96-page hardback has a ribbon marker and foiled jacket, making it a very special gift. The rhymes are linked together by enchanting original stories about Mother Goose and her goslings as they learn to waddle, swim and more, giving a unique and fresh twist to these traditional favourites. From Humpty Dumpty to Jack and Jill, and from Baa Baa Black Sheep to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, there's something for everyone in this beautiful gift treasury -- a must for every family bookshelf.

Farmyard Friends: Gobbly Goat

Farmyard Friends: Gobbly Goat

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Board book Release Date: 04/08/2020

A friendly, rhyming farmyard tale from bestselling, award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler Gobbly Goat is ready for lunch! But what can he find that's yummy to munch? Join Gobbly in the farmyard on his quest to find a tasty morsel to eat. Other titles in the series include: Cuddly Cow, Higgly Hen and Portly Pig Take a trip to the farm with these new look cased board books featuring much loved artwork from illustrator of The Gruffalo and the Pip and Posy series. With simple, yet funny texts that are perfect for reading aloud.

Farmyard Friends: Cuddly Cow

Farmyard Friends: Cuddly Cow

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Board book Release Date: 04/08/2020

A friendly, rhyming farmyard tale from bestselling, award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler Cuddly Cow is ready for bed, but she can't get to sleep anywhere! As she visits her farmyard friends, will she find the perfect place to get a good night's rest? Take a trip to the farm with these new look cased board books featuring much loved artwork from illustrator of The Gruffalo and the Pip and Posy series. With simple, yet funny texts that are perfect for reading aloud. Other titles in the series include: Gobbly Goat, Higgly Hen and Portly Pig

Farmyard Friends: Higgly Hen

Farmyard Friends: Higgly Hen

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2020

A friendly, rhyming farmyard tale from bestselling, award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler Higgly Hen has lost her chicks! Oh dear, wherever can they be? Follow Higgly around the farmyard as she searches for her missing chicks. Other titles in the series include: Gobbly Goat, Cuddly Cow and Portly Pig Take a trip to the farm with these new look cased board books featuring much loved artwork from illustrator of The Gruffalo and the Pip and Posy series. With simple, yet funny texts that are perfect for reading aloud.

Farmyard Friends: Portly Pig

Farmyard Friends: Portly Pig

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2020

A friendly, rhyming farmyard tale from bestselling, award-winning illustrator Axel Scheffler Portly Pig loves nothing more than being mucky! He sets off around the farm in search of a big muddy puddle, but what will he do when it starts to rain? Take a trip to the farm with these new look cased board books featuring much loved artwork from illustrator of The Gruffalo and the Pip and Posy series. With simple, yet funny texts that are perfect for reading aloud. Other titles in the series include: Gobbly Goat, Higgly Hen and Cuddly Cow

Axel Scheffler The Noisy Jungle Book A press-the-page sound book

Axel Scheffler The Noisy Jungle Book A press-the-page sound book

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A munching giraffe, a roaring lion and a snuffling aardvark are just some of the animals making a racket down in the Noisy Jungle! With ten sounds to press, lots to spot and count and a rhyming story to share, children will love joining in with all the jungle fun! Axel Scheffler The Noisy Jungle Book is a gorgeous gift book children will return to time and time again, with fantastic artwork from Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. Discover more animal adventures from Axel Scheffler: Axel Scheffler's The Noisy Farm Book, Axel Scheffler Freddy the Frog and Axel Scheffler Pip the Puppy.

Axel Scheffler Pip the Puppy A push, pull, slide book

Axel Scheffler Pip the Puppy A push, pull, slide book

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Board book Release Date: 06/02/2020

Little ones can join in the fun with mischievous Pip the Puppy by pulling out the sliders and pushing up the tabs. Follow Pip out and about as he chases the cat, frightens the postman, and woofs all afternoon at the park! Children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with a gentle rhyming story, from the award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo Axel Scheffler. Discover more animal adventures from Axel Scheffler: Axel Scheffler Freddy the Frog, Axel Scheffler On the Farm and Axel Scheffler In the Jungle

Cyfres Ben a Betsan: Hwyl a Sbri

Cyfres Ben a Betsan: Hwyl a Sbri

Author: Axel Scheffler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

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