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Alex Latimer - Author

About the Author

Alex Latimer is a South African writer and illustrator living in Cape Town. He has a degree in English and Philosophy and has written and illustrated for many major brands across the globe.

Alex’s picture books are quirky and fun and full of humour that appeals to both children and adults. Alex was won the Hampshire Picture Book Award, the CELI Read Aloud Book Award and has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

When he’s not writing or drawing, Alex enjoys hiking the local mountains, swimming in the bay and the odd game of table tennis.

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Other books by Alex Latimer

Never Follow a Dinosaur

Never Follow a Dinosaur

Author: Alex Latimer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2016

Sally and Joe discover a mysterious set of footprints leading out into their garden and beyond -- and they are convinced the footprints were left by a dinosaur. Could they possibly be right? Join them in a clue-finding adventure and discover why you should never, ever follow a dinosaur! A joy to read-aloud, filled with funny ideas and a clever, cautionary twist!

Lion vs Rabbit

Lion vs Rabbit

Author: Alex Latimer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2013

Lion is a bully. All the other animals are terrified of him. So they advertise for help. Soon Rabbit comes to the rescue. Although he's small and Lion is big, Rabbit has something that Lion doesn't have... An extremely funny story with a wonderful little twist, and the key message that you can always get the better of a bully. Winner of the Hampshire Picture Book Award 2014

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