Contact, cookies and accessibility

Axel is really really busy drawing beautiful illustrations for all his fantastic picture books that children love and enjoy. So he doesn't have any extra time to answer fanmail personally or take on individual drawing requests, and he only accepts manuscripts from his current publishers. He doesn’t take on advertising commissions either.

BUT… you can see whether Axel might be doing an event or book signing near you… or you could see the answers to some of the questions he’s usually asked. Or perhaps you might like to buy a piece of Axel's artwork?

For anything to do with his books you can contact his publishers:

Please put 'Axel Scheffler' in the subject line.

An accessibility statement from Axel's web pixies

We have done our very best to try and make Axel's website accessible to as many people and devices as possible. If you are having a problem accessing any of the content on the site please contact us at

Please note, these emails won't reach Axel personally.

Cookies, what they are and how we use them

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto the computer of a visitor to Axel's site. This helps us keep track of how many visitors we've had, how many pages they've looked at, how long they've stayed, what browser they are using, stuff like that. All useful information that helps us understand how to make the website better. We use Google Analytics (which uses cookies) to do this. We will never share or sell this information, it's just for us!

You can read more about privacy and Google analytics on the Google support site.

If you'd like to opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics you can use their free tool. Visit for more information.

The German version of this website is translated by Kea Comperl