Alex Latimer

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Alex Latimer is a writer and illustrator based in Cape Town. His first children’s book, The Boy Who Cried Ninja, was published in April 2011, followed by Lion vs Rabbit, Penguin’s Hidden Talent, and Pig and Small.

Stay! A Top Dog Story was published in 2015, as well as The Baseball Player and the Walrus, which was illustrated by Alex and written by Ben Loory.

His latest picture book Never Follow a Dinosaur was published by Penguin Random House in July 2016.

Between working on more books, Alex writes and illustrates for magazines, ad campaigns and family birthday cards.