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Alex Latimer

About 

Alex Latimer is a South African children's book author and illustrator. His first children’s book was published by Random House in the UK and Peachtree Publishers in the USA. Alex is also part of the team responsible for the cartoon The Western Nostril. He lives in Cape Town.

Alex lives near the border of a national park in Cape Town in South Africa, so when not writing or drawing, he spends his free time shooing baboons out of his lounge.

Titles by this author

Beginning with 'Aardvark' and ending with 'Zuma' (with all sorts of animals,...

Alex Latimer se Die Suid-Afrikaanse alfabet bevat pragillustrasies van ...
Uniquely and beautifully illustrated by Alex Latimer The South African ...

Sally and Joe discover a mysterious set of footprints leading out into their garden and beyond...

Vastrap. Our very own nuclear testing site, so far into the desert that the Russians and...