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Axel SchefflerBiography

Axel Scheffler is the best-selling, award-winning illustrator of many of the world’s favourite picture books. Born in Hamburg, Axel moved to England over thirty years ago to study illustration. Perhaps best-known for his collaborations with Julia Donaldson, including the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been translated into 50 languages, Axel has also illustrated novelty titles for younger readers.

Books by this author  
The Zog Activity BookThe Zog Activity Book
by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Join everyone’s favourite accident-prone dragon in The Zog Activity Book. Packed with over 130 stickers, plus press-outs, colouring, puzzles and recipes as well as craft activities, including a make-your- own Egg-Box Zog, finger puppets and a dragon mobile, this book will keep you entertained for hours!

ISBN: 978 1407 13787 2. Paperback. £7.99

The Stick Man Activity Book by Julia Donaldson The Stick Man Activity Book
by Julia Donaldson

The Stick Family are always busy in their Family Tree. Now you can join in the fun too! An all-year-round activity book based on the bestselling book Stick Man, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Packed with press-outs, colouring, games and puzzles there's plenty to keep Stick Man fans busy for hours. Included in the book: - over 130 reusable stickers - press-out play scenes and characters - press-out memory-card game - postcards - fold-out sticker scenes - bunting - recipes - carols - paper chains - 40+ pages crammed with colouring-in, dot-to-dot, spot the difference, mazes, simple word search and much more!

ISBN: 978 1407 13268 6. Paperback. £7.99

The Tiddler Activity BookThe Tiddler Activity Book
by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

This fantastic new activity book is based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book Tiddler. With over 130 reusable stickers, recipes, crafty activities, colouring-in, dot-to-dots, spot the difference, mazes and more there's plenty to keep Tiddler fans busy for hours.

ISBN: 978 1407 14285 2. Paperback. £7.99

Stick ManStick Man
by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Since its publication in September 2008, the story of Stick Man’s courageous journey back to his family tree has captured the imagination of hundreds of thousands of children. Now the original classic story is available in a beautiful gift edition with a fun and festive snow dome on the front cover, to delight Stick Man’s youngest fans.

ISBN: 978 1407 13923 4. Hardback. £12.99

Stick Man's First Words Stick Man's First Words
Since its publication in 2008, the story of Stick Man’s courageous journey back to his family tree has captured the imagination of hundreds of thousands of children. Now Stick Man is back in this sturdy and colourful board book, to help his youngest fans learn their first words– with numbers, colours, animal sounds and more!

ISBN: 978 1407 13735 3. Board Book. £8.99


Superworm by Julia Donaldson and Axel SchefflerSuperworm
Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! There's no one like Superworm! If there's a problem, far or near... Never fear. Our hero's here! He fishes Spider out of a well, and rescues Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm's rescue when he's captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, Superworm's creepy-crawly friends have a cunning plan... Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson introduces a heart-melting new hero in this delightful story of the versatile, plucky and ever-helpful Superworm!

Winner of the Red House Children’s Younger Children Category Book Award 2014

ISBN: 978 1407 13204 4. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 13235 8. Paperback. £6.99

The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel SchlefferThe Highway Rat
The bestselling story of the wickedly lovable baddie is now available with a high quality audio CD, brilliantly performed by award-winning actress Imelda Staunton.
Listen to the tale of the Highway Rat getting his comeuppance in the form of a crafty duck!

ISBN: 978 1407 12437 7. Paperback & CD. £10.99
ISBN: 978 140 712438 4. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 12437 7. Hardback. £10.99

Zog by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel SchlefferZog
A magnificent picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo, starring an impressible hero who always gives his all!
Zog is the keenest dragon in school- and the clumsiest. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by to patch up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help Zog with his toughest test yet: capturing a princess? And will Zog ever manage to win a gold star?

ISBN: 978 1407 13233 4. Board Book. £5.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11559 7. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11556 6. Hardback. £10.99

Alison Green Books: Tabby McTat by Julia DonaldsonTabby McTat
Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy, singing along all day with Fred the busker. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated. Will they ever find each other again? A heart-warming story of friendship, loyalty - and kittens, this is the purr-fect picture book!

ISBN: 978 1407 10927 5. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10924 4. Hardback. £10.99

Alison Green Books: Stick Man by Julia DonaldsonStick Man

"Stick Man lives in the family tree
With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three."

But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Will he ever get back to the family tree?

ISBN: 978 1407 10882 7. Paperback £6.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10617 5. Hardback £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11729 4. Paperback & CD. £7.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11730 0. Audio CD. £5.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11716 4. Jigsaw Book. £10.99

Tiddler by Julia Donaldson/ Axel SchefferTiddler
The smallest fish can tell the tallest tales ... "Sorry I'm late, Miss. I set off really early but on the way to school I was captured by a squid. I wriggled and I struggled till a turtle came and rescued me." "Oh, no, he didn't." "OH, YES, HE DID." Tiddler is a little fish with a BIG imagination! What ever will he come up with next?

ISBN: 978 1407 10621 2. Paperback. £6.99
ISBN: 978 0439 94377 2. Hardback. £10.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10989 3. Paperback and CD. £7.99
ISBN: 978 1407 10988 6. Audio CD. £5.99
ISBN: 978 1407 11663 1. Board Book. £5.99

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Alison Green Books: Tabby McTat by Julia DonaldsonClick here to read an interview with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler about their title Tabby McTat


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