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Dick King-Smith (1922–2011)

Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England as Ronald Gordon King-Smith. He was a writer, known for Babe (1995), Babe: Pig in the City (1998) and The Water Horse (2007). He was married to Zona Bedding and Myrle King-Smith. He died on January 4, 2011 in Bath, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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 2007 The Water Horse (book "The Water Horse")
  The Queen's Nose (TV Series) (original novel - 30 episodes, 1998 - 2003) (novel - 2 episodes, 1995) (books - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode #7.6 (2003) ... (original novel)
- Episode #7.5 (2003) ... (original novel)
- Episode #7.4 (2003) ... (original novel)
- Episode #7.3 (2003) ... (original novel)
- Episode #7.2 (2003) ... (original novel)
 1999 Foxbusters (TV Series) (characters - 1999)
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (characters)
 1993-1996 Harry's Mad (TV Series) (original novel - 35 episodes)
- The Vegetable Show (1996) ... (original novel)
- Gambling Is a Risky Business (1996) ... (original novel)
- Spooks (1996) ... (original novel)
- Mad's Hat Trick (1996) ... (original novel)
- Stark Raving Mad (1996) ... (original novel)
 1995 Babe (novel "The Sheep Pig")
  Jackanory (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1984 - 1993) (writer - 4 episodes, 1990)
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 1985 Pob's Programme (TV Series)
 1983 Rub-a-Dub-Tub (TV Series documentary)
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 1979 The Book Tower (TV Series)
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Much as I love 'The Wind in the Willows' and the works of Beatrix Potter, I never dress my animals in clothes. They behave as animals should behave, with the exception that they open their mouths and speak the queen's English.


A farmer, he got his first book published at the age of 57. See more »

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