Only one week to go!

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 · No 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: http://www.loveyourbookshopday.com.au

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 »

Sheep Decals – Special Offer!

Posted on: July 30, 2019 · No comments

Look out world, there are now in existence some extremely cute decals of Where Is The Green Sheep? Stick them on the wall, peel them off, stick them on another wall! The sun sheep, the swing sheep, the moon sheep and lots more, including of course the good ol’ green sheep.

It’s a promotion by Puffin books, buy two Mem … more »

NAIDOC Week 2019

Posted on: July 12, 2019 · 2 comments

We’re currently in NAIDOC Week 2019 – National Aboriginal and Islander Day of Celebration. The theme for this year is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth’. It’s an important time for all of us, indigenous and non-indigenous to celebrate, commemorate and think about ways forward.

Lots of people are doing amazing work, but here’s a special shout out to the Indigenous … more »

Works from ‘Instances’

Posted on: May 30, 2019 · No comments

All good things must come to an end, and my exhibition ‘Instances’ at Beaver Galleries has now closed. But the good news is there are still a few framed watercolours available to purchase, beautifully framed in white lime washed timber. And also lots of prints (the joy of making editioned work), both framed and unframed at Beaver Galleries in … more »

My Exhibition Wash-Up

Posted on: May 30, 2019 · No comments

My exhibition at Beaver Galleries, Instances, was a great success and a good time was had by all. The work looked fantastic hanging on the walls and sitting in the display boxes, lots of lovely people came to the opening and quite a bit of work was sold. It was nicely reviewed in the Canberra Times by reviewer and … more »