Changemakers

Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler is a German illustrator based in London. He is best known for his cartoon-like pictures for children's books, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, written by Julia Donaldson. We go back to the beginning of Axel’s rich career and see what led him to his success today. 

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Barney Harwood

Barnaby "Barney" Harwood is a British actor and television presenter. He is known for his work with CBBC beginning in 2002. We go back to the beginning with Barney to hear how he became a face on children's TV. 

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David Wood

David Wood OBE is an English actor, author, composer, director, magician and producer. We go back to the beginning to see how David’s career shaped over the years.

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Lu Fraser

Lu Fraser is a hugely exciting new voice in children's picture books. The Littlest Yak, her first book for children, won a variety of awards. We go back to the beginning with Lu to see how her life has been a career in the making. 

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