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Dick King-Smith (1922-2011), Writer

Donald Gordon ('Dick') King-Smith

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Author; served with the Grenadier Guards (1941-6) before becoming a farmer (1947-67) and teacher (1976-82); turned to writing children's books; author of, among other works, The Sheep-Pig (1983), adapted for the screen as Babe (1995, six Oscar nominations and one award).