Mlada Fronta Publishing House is coming with new children book named Holidays in Heaven, free continuation of my first book I´m Not Afraid of the Darkness Any More awarded by the Price of Czech Teachers. You can meet little Stephen and his teddy bear Bartholomew again. Readers that read first book in one breath will be surprised by double long story but almost the same thickness of the book. You can looking forward to more dramatic and epic story full of new characters. You can see the first surprise on the book cover - little roguish angel Vitus instead of friend teddy Bartholomew. You can also meet Stephen´s parents, granny and grandpa and schoolmates in the book. But no doubt the most attractive character is stormy dragon.
Holidays in Heaven will be baptizing at 6 p.m. on October 6 in the Czech Radio Pilsen House. Big portion of funny fairy tales is preparing for all spectators. They will know about the life in the highets house in the world, the names of dolphins and the time and reason of first snowfall. Admission free!
After short presentation in Libcice the itinerant exhibition of political caricatures and cartoons In Our Gotham continnues in Kralupy, Czech Republic. Exhibition was opened on September 25 in Small Hall of Cultural and Social Centre "VLTAVA". The Czech Cartoonists' Union arranged this exhibition as well the catalogue with works of the prominent Czech authors.
Winners of the seventh annual open competition of graphic humour Joke for FOR were awarded yesterday in Prague. Also exhibition of the best cartoons has opened. In total 149 authors from 35 countries sent over 300 works to this competition. The exhibition where also my picture takes place is located in the Wenceslas Square 29 (ABF Foundation).
Last weekend I went to the European cartoonists´ meeting in Pisek (Czech Republic) named Cartoon Meeting Point 2008. My photos from the meeting is possible to see here and here you are one picture that I draw in Pisek. It´s the oldest well-preserved stone bridge in the central Europe.
Exhibition Generation Zero - New Wave of Czech and Slovak Comics will be one of the best attractions of Comics Saloon 2008 in the capital of Slovakia. I present extract from Blur (2004). This comics won the special prize of the jury on comics festival in Beograd, Serbia. After Comics Saloon the best works of the youngest comics generation will be moved to comics festival in Lodz, Poland and next year will be presented in Paris, France and Stockholm, Sweden.
This time not with my travelling exhibition Endless Tram but with series of comic strips and cartoons. It’s the herald of long-range partnership with PMDP – Pilsener Public Transport Company. Passengers of overy pilsener tram, bus and trolleybus can see cartoons or bus driver comic monologues about vandalism, smoking in vehicles and stops, travelling with large luggage or dogs.