Many of Dick King-Smith’s books have been adapted into films and TV, and he even starred in several children’s TV shows.
Watch the trailer for Babe, the Oscar-winning film adaptation of The Sheep-Pig:
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep is based on, The Water Horse, and was described as ‘not only the perfect holiday movie, but perhaps the most wondrous film of its kind since E.T. . .’
Watch the trailer!
Puffin Meet the Author video:
In this charming video from the mid-eighties, Dick visits a Saddleback pig farm with his grandsons.He answers questions about his story writing.
The Queen’s Nose: Episode one.
Rub-A-Dub-Tub: Cows Episode
In this episode of TV:AM’s popular children’s program from 1983, Dick and his television star dachshund Dodo meet some cows, calves and a rather large bull in a farmyard.