Welcome to the official Dick King-Smith website where you’ll find out all sorts of things about the author of over a hundred much-loved children’s books.


Published on Monday, August 1st, 2022

Dick’s books have been translated into an amazing 37 different languages around the world, reaching children in many different countries. If you’re in China, or Chinese is your first language, then these lovely new editions of some of Dick’s classics have been translated into simplified Chinese, and are out soon… We love the characterful illustrations!

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