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Axel Scheffler

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 given us such books as The Snail and The Whale, Tabby McTat and Room on the Broom. Axel Scheffler is also a passionate Europhile and took the lead for the Drawing for Europe exhibit at the Institut français in May 2018 in partnership with Pulse of Europe.

Recent books:

  • Pip et Prune : le sapin de Noël (Octobre 2018, Gallimard Jeunesse)
  • Je t’invite à ma fête (Feb 2017, Gallimard Jeunesse)
  • Zébulon le dragon et les médecins volants (Sept 2016, Gallimard)
  • A Treasury of Songs (October 2016, MacMillan)
  • The Scarecrows Wedding (July 2016, Alison Green Books)