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Petr Horácek

Biography

Petr Horácek

Petr Horácek is an illustrator and painter who trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and worked as a graphic designer before beginning to create children’s books. He now lives in Worcester, England.

Petr Horácek

Books by Petr Horácek

by Petr Horácek - Animals , Children's 3-5

A heart-warming fable about a friendship and belonging from the award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek. "I feel just like a penguin," says Blue Penguin. "But you're not like us," said the other penguins and they left him all alone. Poor Blue Penguin. Will he be able to convince the other penguins he is one of them after all? A moving and beautifully illustrated story from Petr Horacek, an illustrator described by the Washington Post as "the thinking tot's Eric Carle".

by Petr Horácek - Picture

Turn the pages, lift the flaps, and see animals of all shapes and sizes bring the world of opposites to life. From slow snail to fast cheetah, heavy hippo to light butterfly, smooth frog to prickly porcupine, Petr Horácek’s brightly colored pop-up animals and interactive flaps make early learning irresistible and fun.