Author & Illustrator

Petr Horacek

http://petrhoracek.co.uk/

Biography

Petr Horácek was born on 30th June 1967 in Czechoslovakia. He grew up on the outskirts of Prague. From the age of 15-19 Petr studied at the High School of Art in Prague. The school specialised mainly in design. From age 19 Peter worked in a state design studio for two years. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Prague from 1988. Petr graduated as a Master of Fine Art in 1994. As a student Petr met his English wife Claire and in1995 they moved to England. Petr started to write and illustrate books soon after his first child was born. The first books ‘Strawberries are Red’ and ‘What is Black and White?’ were published in 2001 and he received the Books For Children Newcomer Award in the same year. Since then Petr has written and illustrated many books for children. In the UK he is mainly published by Walker Books and his books are translated into many languages. Petr has won awards for his books in Britain, USA and Holland. He lives in Worcester, England.

Beep Beep / Piip Piip
Choo Choo / Chuu chuu
Grumpy Duck
Who Is Sleeping?
The Greedy Goat
Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals
Blue Penguin
The Fly
The Mouse Who Ate the Moon
Animal Opposites
Puffin Peter
Jonathan and Martha

Most Popular Petr Horacek Books

    Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals
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    Grumpy Duck
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    Who Is Sleeping?
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    Puffin Peter
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    The Greedy Goat
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    Animal Opposites
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Book Stats

10
Authored
11
Illustrated
2
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Nicola Davies
Joyce Dunbar

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