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  • Bibliography:
    21 Books
  • First Book:
    May 2011
  • Latest Book:
    October 2024
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Book List in Order: 21 titles



  • In this quirky twist on The Boy Who Cried Wolf, a boy's excuses turn out to have an unexpected element of truth. ...



  • All of Penguin's friends are excited about the upcoming talent show, but Penguin can't seem to figure out what his talent is. He tries juggling appliances with Bear, doing magic tricks with Rabbit, and burping the alphabet with Fox, but he doesn't se...



  • How did the leopard get his spots? Why do cats act as though they own the place? What does a crocodile like best for lunch? Why are rhinos so cranky? What causes the ocean tides to rise and fall? Who wrote the alphabet? Generations of children have g...



  • Lion bullies all the other animals until finally they cant take it anymore. They post an ad, asking for help. One animal after another tries and fails to defeat Lion. Can no one stop him? Finally, a rabbit arrives. No one thinks that such a small ani...



  • Vastrap. Our very own nuclear testing site, so far into the desert that the Russians and the Americans don’t even have a clue about it. You don’t mess with an Afrikaner, not if you don’t want to get a proper klap.
    An unauthorised nuclear b...



  • Pig and Bug just want to be friends. But their size difference is proving to be a BIG problem. Pig wants to play games - but Bug is too small. Bug wants to make things for his friend - but Pig is too big! Just as they've given up all hope for their f...





  • Looking after Ben's dog, Buster, is no walk in the park. Buster is messy, he is naughty, he is EXHAUSTING! But Ben loves him more than anything. When Ben goes away, he tells Grampa exactly how to look after Buster. But has Ben remembered the most IMP...



  • Sally and Joe are convinced that the mysterious footprints they have discovered must belong to a dinosaur! Could it be? Join them as the follow the clues to find out… But wait, what if Sally and Joe are right? What if it really is a dinosaur? Th...






  • Small turns out to be more powerful than big in this hilarious story about outwitting a bully. Lion bullies all the other animals until finally they can't take it anymore. They post an ad, asking for help. One animal after another tries and fails ...



  • 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 Woolf’s story.It’s not easy being different " not quite fitting in with one group or another. When Woolf tries to impress the...



  • A heartwarming story of community, family, and finding your way home A group of friendly dinosaurs helps a lost egg search for its parents after it’s been blown out of its nest. But if the little egg is to be reunited with its family, first they...



  • Violet is wild. She growls at the dog, draws on the walls, and slurps her cereal straight from the bowl. Violet's Gran takes her to the zoo for a relaxing trip but, after a mix-up, Violet spends the night with the monkeys and a monkey goes back w...



  • Lula's home on the beach is going to be torn down to make room for a highway, but can she put a stop to it with the help of a friend from the sea?Lula loves living by the sea, but her family must move away soon. Counting down the days until she leave...







  • Why didn't the other planets invite Earth to their vacation? Soon they'll find out the wonderful truth about Earth's fleas and change their minds . . .Earth turns up on the vacation she wasn't invited to and finds all the other planets in the solar s...



  • The Fruits and the Vegetables have always been fighting, but Grape and Mushroom decide it’s time for a change. The intrepid pair set off on the arduous climb to to the Top Shelf to seek The Wise Old Cheese. Will he be able to help?...



  • Can you make a duck blink? Probably not. But you can try, in this irreverent and hilarious staring contest between you and a duck that never, ever blinks.Do you see that duck over there? That duck doesn't blink. Even if you look away then look back r...






  • First in a new series for beginning readers about a truly awful goose named Gordon. There are plenty of mean geese in the world. You’ve probably met one. They hiss and honk and chase you down for a measly scrap of bread. But Gordon is the meane...



  • Dream up anything you like, dear reader, and watch it come to life on the next page -- just no tigers! This fun read-aloud about creativity and perspeverance will have your reader giggling and inspired, all while our hero learns that with a bit of pr...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Alex Latimer has published 21 books.

The next book by Alex Latimer, Don't Think of Tigers, will be published in October 2024.

The first book by Alex Latimer, The Boy Who Cried Ninja, was published in May 2011.

No. Alex Latimer does not write books in series.