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Ronald Gordon, known as Dick. born 1922, British writer for children; his numerous books include The Sheep Pig (1984) and the Sophie series
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It's perhaps no surprise then that Dick King-Smith has said he loves the feeling of writing children's books.
Mr King-Smith, who for 30 years worked as a senior administrator for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, adds: "We are greatly looking forward to this tour, which will be our third overseas trip - we visited Italy in 2006 and Sicily in 2009, and made many lasting friendships in both places.
Dick King-Smith, children's author; born, March 27, 1922, died, January 4, 2010
The Sheep-Pig, which was adapted into Babe in 1995, brought Mr King-Smith worldwide fame.
He said this while talking to Alastair King-Smith, Deputy Political Counsellor of British High Commission, who called on him in the Parliament House.
by Professor Ewen King-Smith, from Ohio State University, and was followed on Wednesday (October 29) by William Holmes, who spoke on 'The effect of colour deficiency on the conspicuity of objects in everyday visual scenes:
The Twin Giants By Dick King-Smith Candlewick Press
THE WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP (PG, 111 mins) Based on the book by Dick King-Smith who also wrote The Sheep-Pig (which became the film Babe), The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep recounts a magical friendship between a boy and a wondrous creature in 1940s Scotland.
BASED on the book by Dick King-Smith who also wrote The Sheep-Pig (which became the film Babe), this recounts a magical friendship between a boy and a wondrous creature in 1940s Scotland.
The movie is based on the best-selling book The Water Horse by renowned author Dick King-Smith, who also wrote Babe.
Based on a book by Dick King-Smith, "The Water Horse" is the second above-average family adventure to be turned out by Walden Media this year (the other is "Bridge to Terabithia"), and its sensitively wrought story makes it fine fodder for Christmastime viewing.
Though based on a novel by Dick King-Smith (who created "Babe") and being co-produced by Walden Media (producers of quality children's movies like "Chronicles of Narnia"), this one is a bit too calculated and reliant on special effects.