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Alex Latimer

  • 4 stars across 8 books
    Alex Latimer is a hugely successful children's book author, whose books include The Boy Who Cried Ninja. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa. In this book he collaborates for the second time with his illustrator brother, Patrick Latimer.

    Patrick Latimer is a South African illustrator and cartoonist. After several years working as an art director, he made the jump to full-time illustration. His work can be found in magazines, on book covers and wine labels and seen in advertising campaigns.
    8th June 2017

    Woolf

    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

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    2nd July 2015

    Stay!

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

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    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 rescue... More

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    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

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    27th March 2014

    Pig and Small

    When Pig hears a strange squeaking coming from his nose, he thinks something is very wrong. But eventually he realises t... More

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    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

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    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

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    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. Vio... More

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