Petr Horacek

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About the Author

Born on Thursday 30th June 1967 in Prague in Czechoslovakia.He was 15 when he went to the High School of Art in Prague. For 2 years from the age of 19 he worked at a state advertising and design agency. Then he went to study at the Academy of Fine Art. He worked hard there for 6 years drawing and painting from morning to evening. In 1994 he got his Master of Fine Art degree and moved to England permanently.
Soon after, he got married to girl named Claire and had two daughters Tereza and Cecilia. When he became a dad he made his first book. Walker Books published Strawberries are Red and What is Black and White in 2001 and he received the Books For Children Newcomer 2001 award.

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