He has published two adult novels, Me and Kev, and The Book of Frank—the latter was made into a short movie starring John C. Reilly. Cinco Puntos has published a Simon Black children's book, The Dog Child, which is about a couple who obsess over their dog Judy as if she was their child. They even send Judy to school! Simon Black wrote The Dog Child and his long-time friend, Honorio Robledo, illustrated this joyous story. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two kids and dog named Judy.