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.
The Trouble with Earth
(Hardback) - 07/04/2022
Why didn't the other planets invite Earth to their holiday? Soon they'll find out the wonderful truth about Earth's 'fleas' and change their minds...
When Earth turns up on the holiday she wasn't invited to and finds all the other planets in the solar system in the hot tub - even Pluto! - she discovers exactly why: it looks like she has FLEAS! Yuck. But when Earth asks everyone to take a closer look inside her atmosphere, they're amazed by what they see...
Award-winning Alex Latimer's The Trouble with Earth is the perfect story to teach us to be kind and less quick to judge others.