Here is the mask sheep

Here is the mask sheep

Posted on: August 2, 2020 · 5 comments

As we all know, these Covid-19 times suck! The restrictions are hard but they’re incredibly important to enable us to beat this thing. In lockdown I’ve managed to find a bit of fun updating a couple of the pictures for these strange times from Mem Fox and my first book Where is the Green Sheep?  Here, especially for 2020, are … more »

No Afternoon Slide Show

Posted on: April 1, 2020 · No comments

The Comedy Festival Beckons

Posted on: February 1, 2020 · No comments

Well, last year I did a new logo for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and the Festival is using it this year again, and for some reason this has made me decide to do a comedy festival show. I mean, it’s obvious right? Right? I am coming out from behind my pens and going live and present with a cartoon … more »

Horacek Shop Now Open

Posted on: November 28, 2019 · No comments

Hurray, the Horacek webshop is now open again after the summer break. Picture books, cartoon books, screenprints, all kinds of things – check out all the goodies in the shop here

Only one week to go!

Posted on: October 27, 2019 · 2 comments

The response to the crowdfunding campaign to publish my Last Cartoon Collection has been brilliant, and the book is definitely going ahead, hurrah! And definitely on track to be delivered within Australia by early December.

Now I just want to make sure that everyone who wants a copy has ordered one, because this book is NOT going to be distributed … more »

Campaign for New Horacek Cartoon Collection

Posted on: September 30, 2019 · 2 comments

Yes, I’m hoping to do a new book – my TENTH cartoon collection. I’m self-publishing again and crowdfunding through Pozible to try and raise the funds. It’s all here.

It’s going to be a cracker of a cartoon book, my longest one yet! The working title is Judy Horacek’s Last Cartoon Collection. You can read more about why it’s my last … more »

Book Week 2019

Posted on: September 2, 2019 · 2 comments

Given Where is the Green Sheep? in its 15th year, it’s really lovely to see that book is still inspiring costumes for Book Week Parades.

Here are some of my favourites that doting parents, grandparents and carers have posted during Book Week. So much green! Well done to all for your imagination! And thank you to the Children’s Book … more »

National Science Week 10-18 August

Posted on: August 16, 2019 · No comments

Recently published in the Age, a cartoon of mine in praise of scientists. Where would we be without them?

Love Your Bookshop Day

Posted on: August 9, 2019 · No comments

Love Your Bookshop Day is this Saturday 10th August. It’s a dedicated day to celebrate your beloved local bookshop, support their existence and the perfect excuse to buy yourself a new book or five.

Bookshops all over the country will be throwing a party. Find out what’s happening near you at the Love Your Bookshop Facebook page or website:

Hooray for … more »

Pink and blue rabbits

Posted on: August 6, 2019 · No comments

Maybe it really is true that there is no such thing as an original idea. In the train on one of the pages of Where is the Green Sheep? two of the other passengers on the train are rabbits – one pink, one blue. I don’t remember why I made them those particular colours, but it turns out that … more »