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Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a farmer and a schoolteacher. He served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II and attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the 1995 film Babe. The 1995 TV miniseries The Queen's Nose was also based in one of his books. He was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1991 British Book Awards. He died on January 4, 2011 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Babe: The Gallant Pig 1,777 copies, 30 reviews
A Mouse Called Wolf 998 copies, 15 reviews
The School Mouse 996 copies, 10 reviews
Pigs Might Fly 697 copies, 7 reviews
The Water Horse 689 copies, 15 reviews
Martin's Mice 533 copies, 6 reviews
Lady Lollipop 476 copies, 21 reviews
Ace: The Very Important Pig 449 copies, 7 reviews
Harriet's Hare 428 copies, 4 reviews
Funny Frank 390 copies, 5 reviews
The Hodgeheg 376 copies, 3 reviews
I Love Guinea Pigs 317 copies, 3 reviews
Harry's Mad 306 copies, 5 reviews
The Fox Busters 306 copies, 2 reviews
Smasher 267 copies, 1 review
Mr. Ape 264 copies, 6 reviews
Three Terrible Trins 243 copies, 4 reviews
The Invisible Dog 234 copies, 4 reviews
The Stray 223 copies, 4 reviews
Jenius: The Amazing Guinea Pig 203 copies, 3 reviews
The Cuckoo Child 191 copies, 2 reviews
Sophie's Snail 189 copies, 4 reviews
Sophie's Tom 176 copies
George Speaks 171 copies, 2 reviews
Puppy Love 166 copies, 1 review
The Queen's Nose 163 copies, 2 reviews
Spider Sparrow 161 copies, 3 reviews
The Merman 140 copies, 1 review
Sophie Hits Six 138 copies, 1 review
Sophie's Lucky 134 copies, 1 review
Sophie in the Saddle! 130 copies, 1 review
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Sophie Is Seven 121 copies, 1 review
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Saddlebottom 105 copies, 1 review
Mr. Potter's Pet 101 copies, 1 review
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Horse Pie 91 copies
The Robber Boy 89 copies
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Clever Lollipop 83 copies, 1 review
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Noah's Brother 63 copies, 1 review
The Roundhill 57 copies, 2 reviews
Charlie Muffin's Miracle Mouse 56 copies, 1 review
Happy Mouseday 55 copies, 1 review
The Swoose 55 copies, 1 review
Pretty Polly 54 copies, 1 review
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Clever Duck 52 copies
Dragon Boy 50 copies, 1 review
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The Mouse Family Robinson 46 copies, 2 reviews
Hairy Hezekiah 43 copies, 3 reviews
Godhanger 42 copies
The Witch of Blackberry Bottom 37 copies, 1 review
Emily's Legs 36 copies
Omnibombulator 34 copies, 1 review
Chewing the Cud 34 copies, 1 review
Dumpling 34 copies
Treasure Trove 32 copies
Alphabeasts 27 copies, 2 reviews
The Merrythought 26 copies, 2 reviews
The Jolly Witch 25 copies, 1 review
Just Binnie 22 copies, 1 review
The Whistling Piglet 17 copies, 1 review
Bobby the Bad 16 copies, 1 review
Ninnyhammer 15 copies
Animal Tales 14 copies
Awesome Animal Stories (10-in-1) (Contributor) 13 copies
Cuckoobush Farm 13 copies, 1 review
H. Prince 7 copies
Mrs. Jollipop 7 copies
Merman 2 copies
Books 1 copy
Babe [1995 film] (Original book) 275 copies, 5 reviews
It's Heaven To Be Seven (Contributor) 169 copies, 2 reviews
Babe: Pig in the City [1998 film] (Based on characters by) 78 copies
Ghostly Haunts (Contributor) 17 copies, 1 review
Guardian Angels (Contributor) 11 copies
The Methuen Book of Strange Tales (Contributor) 7 copies
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