If it’s a party, there must be cake!

Yearly Archives: 2014

If it’s a party, there must be cake!

December 21, 2014

Finally I get around to putting this photo into the Bragbook.  Here is a picture of the beautiful birthday cake that the National Library of Australia provided for the 10th Birthday party for Mem Fox and my Where is the Green Sheep?  The occasion was also the launch of Penguin’s special anniversary edition of the Green Sheep – a boxed … more »

This creative life No.4 – Calling All Elves

December 6, 2014

In which the artist attempts to harness the power of fairytales in her run up to the deadline – the absolute, final, ultimate deadline.

At the moment I am in the last stage of making the pictures for my next picture book, another collaboration with Mem Fox. It will be published in October 2015 by Scholastic, the publishers of our Good … more »

Happy 10th Birthday Green Sheep!

November 5, 2014

‘Where is the Green Sheep?’ is 10 and we’re having a party in Canberra!  November 16 at 3pm at the National Library of Australia.  It’s also the launch of the latest version – a Green Sheep book and puzzle block set.  Come and celebrate with me and Mem and Penguin and the NLA. The Library is also asking children to … more »

This Creative Life No.3 – the Green Sheep is 10!

November 5, 2014

‘Where is the Green Sheep?’ is 10 years old*. This thing that Mem Fox and I created, sparked by an etching I had done and put on my website, has now been in the world for a decade. A decade! It was my first foray into children’s books, and a wildly successful one it turned out to be. In that … more »

This Creative Life No.2 – July 2014

July 29, 2014

In which the cartoonist ponders the inhumanity of human to human and how to make cartoons about it.

Where are the Show Sheep?

July 25, 2014

‘Where is the Green Sheep?’ by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek is the featured book at ‘Sheepvention’, the rural show in Hamilton, Victoria, and I’m going to be visiting for the day on Monday, 4 August, courtesy of the Itty Bitty Book Van and the Children’s Book Council. More details on my website calendar soon.

This creative life – June 2014

June 14, 2014

In which I launch my Brand New Thing, four months later than expected.

Yellow is Back, What a Star!

May 23, 2014

I am delighted to be able to announce that my picture book about Yellow and all the colours is back in print, with a new title and in a wonderful new edition. The book that was previously known as Yellow is My Favourite Colour is now called Yellow is My Color Star in the USA (Simon and Schuster) and Yellow is My Colour Star … more »

Summertime and the cartoons are breezy…

January 2, 2014

Well not breezy exactly, but I couldn’t say ‘easy’ because that’s even less true, as are all the other rhymes I could think of.  Yes it’s summer here in the Southern Hemisphere, and once again I have the great good fortune of filling in on the Letters Page in the Age for a couple of the regular cartoon chaps who … more »