Pavel Čech, Czech Republic

Pavel Čech, Czech Republic
born in 1968 in Brno, he trained as a locksmith and worked as a fireman. Since 2004, he works as a paint
er and has written and illustrated more than 10 comics and graphic novels for children and young adults. His mysterious and fantastic books deal with topics ranging from overgrown gardens to good-hearted people, from monumental cities to story-telling grandfathers. Pavel Čech considers the Czech authors Jaroslav Foglar and Michel Ajvaz to be his inspiration. In his home country, the father of two sons has won several awards, amongst others he received the Comic Award Muriel in 2011 and 2013. His books are mainly published by Petrkov; “O zahradě” (The Garden) was translated into English and French. 

www.pavelcech.wz.cz



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