Oh the  Gruffalo, don't you know there is no such a thing as a Gruffalo !

Julia Donaldson's books – in pictures

Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson is named as the new children's laureate, replacing Anthony Browne.

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler on A Squash and a Squeeze - video

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler on A Squash and a Squeeze - video

Doctor admits Israeli pathologists harvested organs without consent

It's a bit of a tradition in the children's book industry that illustrators often send in post to their publishers with a little something drawn on the front of the envelopes they use. I first became aware of this tradition when I worked at Scholastic and Alison Green, who's published Axel Scheffler's and Julia Donnaldson's picture books over the years, showed me her extensive Axel Scheffler envelope collection. I was indeed wide eye'd with envy. Here are a few envelopes from other…

A publisher's postbag – in pictures

The Gruffulo artist (Axel Scheffler) has done some of this years christmas stamps. UK #postage_stamps #robin

Axel Scheffler and the art of stamps

Royal Mail Unveils Christmas 2012 Stamps By Children’s Book Illustrator…

The Gruffalo's Child - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Fishpond Australia, The Gruffalo's Child by Axel Scheffler (Illustrated ) Julia Donaldson. Buy Books online: The Gruffalo's Child, ISBN Axel Scheffler (Illustrated by) Julia Donaldson

Credit: Axel Scheffler http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2011/apr/21/illustrated-envelopes-posy-simmonds-axel-scheffler-tony-ross-david-mckee?picture=373125699#/?picture=373125745&index=10

A publisher's postbag – in pictures

Room on the Broom Cut-out Characters

Bring the Room on the Broom to life in your playground with our mesmerising cut-out characters featuring Axel Scheffler's drawings of the Witch, Cat, Bird, Dog, Dragon and Frog.

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