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Elephant by Petr Horacek


Elephant by Petr Horacek

Imaginative young minds will love this bold, contemporary picture book about a boy and his rather unusual best friend. A young boy spends his day playing games with his imaginary friend, Elephant. Real or not, when Grandma and Grandpa are busy, Elephant proves to be the perfect playmate! Illustrated with Petr Horacek's distinctive and beautiful collage style.


* A warm and affectionate tale about the power of power an imaginary friend can wield. Junior * Imaginative young minds will love this bold, contemporary picture book. Primary Times

About the Author

Petr Horacek trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague before becoming a graphic designer, illustrator and painter. He won the Books for Children Newcomer Award with Strawberries Are Red (9781406325102) and What Is Black and White? (9781406325126). He is also the creator of the loveable Suzy Goose character who has featured in Silly Suzy Goose (9781406304589) and Look Out, Suzy Goose (9781406307139). Born in Czechoslovakia, Petr now lives in Worcestershire with his wife and two daughters.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2010


Petr Horacek

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Walker Books Ltd


40 pages


Picture storybooks



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