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Alex Latimer

  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Alex Latimer is an author and illustrator living in Cape Town, which is why he regularly has to shoo baboons out of his lounge.

    Alex's book Lion VS Rabbit won the Hampshire Picture Book Award 2014
    8th June 2017


    A wolf and a sheep fall in love. They have a son that they call Woolf - he's half wolf, half woolly sheep! This is Woo... More

    (13 reviews)
    6th May 2021

    Pip and Egg (PB)

      From standout author, Alex Latimer, and bestselling illustrator, David Litchfield, comes a beautiful pic... More

    (7 reviews)
    2nd July 2015


    Buster is a very difficult dog! He's messy, naughty and sometimes, well, just disgusting! But Ben thinks he's the best... More

    (4 reviews)
    7th June 2018

    Am I Yours?

    A rhythmic, rhyming story about dinosaurs. 'Excuse me, please, but am I yours? I'm sure I am a dinosaur's!' When an icy... More

    (4 reviews)
    26th May 2020


    (3 reviews)
    7th July 2016

    Never Follow a Dinosaur

    Sally and Joe discover a mysterious set of footprints leading out into their garden and beyond -- and they are convinced... More

    (2 reviews)
    7th February 2013

    Lion vs Rabbit

    Lion is a bully. All the other animals are terrified of him. So they advertise for help. Soon Rabbit comes to the resc... More

    (1 review)
    7th April 2011

    The Boy Who Cried Ninja

    Once there was a boy named Tim whom no one believed, even when he was telling the truth. No one believed that it was a n... More

    (1 review)
    5th July 2018

    Wild Violet!

    Violet is wild. She growls at the dog, draws on the walls, and slurps her cereal straight from the bowl. Violet'... More

    (1 review)
    6th June 2019

    Lula and the Sea Monster

    Lula lives in a house next to the beach with her family. When they must leave their home to make way for a highway, Lula... More

    (1 review)
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    • Food Fight

      Food Fight

      We love Alex Latimer books so always keen to read any new releases! I pre-ordered this one from the library and it fast became my daughter’s favourite...

    • Pip and Egg (PB)

      Pip and Egg (PB)

      by ATaps

      This is a wonderful, heartwarming story. I loved absolutely everything about this book. The characters change throughout the story and help children u...

    • The Trouble with Earth

      The Trouble with Earth

      by LittleN

      All of the planets go on holiday but the planets did not ask Earth to come. Earth is very sad because they weren't being kind friends. In the end, the...