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Zippel

By Alex Rühle
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

A delightfully colourful story following Paul and his new best friend, Zippel, a tiny ghost who lives in a keyhole.

Paul returns home from school one day to discover a tiny ghost is living in the keyhole of his front door. He names him Zippel, and the little ghost is curious about everything, from food and clothes to how the toilet flushes! But Paul's parents want to change the locks - can Paul find Zippel a new home in time? Filled with colourful pictures from best-loved illustrator Axel Scheffler, Zippel is a charming story about finding friends in the most unexpected of places. Translated by Rachel Ward.

  • A colourful story for young readers, filled with illustrations from the renowned Axel Scheffler
  • Humour and a message about finding strength in friendship
  • 'The jokes sing and we had to stop several times during the story so my giggling six-year-old boy could wipe his eyes dry’ The Times, Best Children's Books of 2019

About the author

Alex Rühle was born in 1969, and went on to study Comparative Literature, French, Theology and Philosophy in Munich, Paris and Berlin. He is a renowned journalist and works as a culture editor for Süddeutsche Zeitung. He lives in Munich with his family.

About the illustrator

Axel Scheffler is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed illustrator of some of the most well-loved children’s books, including The Gruffalo. His books have been published in many languages and his work has been exhibited all around the world.

ISBN: 9781783448449
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 8, 2021
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 176pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 19/09/21 at 23:55:57
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