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Axel Scheffler

The London-based, German-born illustrator Axel Scheffler is a leading figure of children’s literature in Great Britain and a favourite guest at the South Ken Kids Festival. He has illustrated countless books written by various European authors, and his partnership with Julia Donaldson has been successful for 20 years now, earning comparisons with the legendary duo of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake. Axel Scheffler is also a passionate Europhile.

Recent books:

  • Fish Dream of Trees (2017, Pan Macmillan)
  • Flip Flap Ocean (2017, Nosy Crow)
  • Zébulon le dragon et les médecins volants (2016, Gallimard)
  • Gruffalo Crumbles and Other Recipes (2016, Pan Macmillan)
  • A Treasury of Songs (2016, Pan Macmillan)
  • Flip-Flap Pets (2016, Nosy Crow)