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Posted by Tom, May 25, 2018

There are just a couple of days left to bid for original, signed artwork by Axel Scheffler – and help raise money for charity

Last week we announced that we would be auctioning some original artwork by Axel Scheffler, produced during live-drawing sessions at the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival and Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, in aid of charity – and there’s not long left to bid, if you’d like to be in with a chance of winning one of the incredible pieces: the auctions close at 5pm on Sunday 27th.

There are seven different signed, dated original pieces of artwork available to bid on, featuring some of Axel’s best-known and most loved characters – including The Gruffalo, The Highway Rat, and Pip and Posy – and all proceeds will go to Three Peas, a charity offering help and support to the thousands of people suffering and fleeing civil war in Syria and other war torn countries.

This is a fantastic opportunity to own an original, signed piece of artwork by Axel! Here’s what you can bid on:

The Gruffalo meets Pip and Posy:

Pip and Posy meet the Gruffalo

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Pip and Posy at the beach:

Pip and Posy on the beach

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Pip and Posy:

Pip and Posy

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Pip and Posy meet a dinosaur:

Pip and Posy meet a dinosaur

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Mouse and The Gruffalo:

Mouse and The Gruffalo

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The Highway Rat:

The Highway Rat

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Marabou Stork (from The Ugly Five):

Marabou Stork - The Ugly Five

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Each piece of artwork is a signed and dated original – if you’ve always wanted your own original illustration of The Gruffalo, Pip and Posy, or The Highway Rat, here’s your chance!

Please do bid generously for this hugely important cause – and good luck!