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Parting with the Australia Institute

After seven fabulous months, the Australia Institute has decided to no longer run my cartoons in their newsletter. Which of course I am extremely sad about, but hey ho, life is life, budgets are budgets, and trying to save the world means trying new things all the time (for them and for me). My cartoons […]
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The Green Sheep Sticker Activity Book is here!

As part of the Twentieth Birthday Celebrations of the beloved Where is the Green Sheep?, the publishers Penguin Random House Australia are producing a number of spin-off versions. First cab off the rank was the golden anniversary version of the classic book, next is the Where is the Green Sheep Sticker Activity Book, which should […]
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Horacek Cartoons for The Australia Institute

Here are a couple of my recent cartoons from my wonderful gig at progressive thinktank The Australia Institute. Every fortnight they publish an e-newsletter, full of analysis and research and fact checking, and with a Horacek cartoon as well. My cartoons have their own page on the Australia Institute where you can see all the […]
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New book – Hey Diddle Diddle!

Come spring in Australia, keep an eye out for my new book Hey Diddle Diddle, which will be hitting the shelves in all good bookstores near you! It’s being published by Walker Books in a beautiful luxurious edition – my version of the famous nursery rhyme, with lots of extra gorgeous characters, and making some […]
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The darling little monster Growl!

The Story of Growl was my second picture book, and it’s one that is very dear to my heart. I love this little monster, so spirited and feisty. I particularly love the fact that people just assume the Growl is male and it is only when they get to the second page, where the text […]
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New book – Hey Diddle Diddle!

Come spring in Australia, keep an eye out for my new book Hey Diddle Diddle, which will be hitting the shelves in all good bookstores in October! It’s being published by Walker Books in a beautiful luxurious edition – my version of the famous nursery rhyme, with lots of extra gorgeous characters, and making some […]
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The Monthly

Since last year, every second month, the wonderful magazine The Monthly publishes a picture of mine on the very last quarter of the very last page, under the heading Rear View. The editor Michael Williams said he didn’t want a cartoon per se, but something that was looser than that, like a peak into the […]
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Cartoons for The Australia Institute

I’ve just started working with the progressive thinktank The Australia Institute. They have a fortnightly e-newsletter, and I’m doing cartoons for it on issues dear to their hearts, which just happen to pretty much be issues dear to mine. Below my first cartoon for them, ‘Green Coal’. I don’t think I could have invented a […]
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