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.

Mary Rayner

Published on Friday, March 24th, 2023

The King-Smith family are saddened to hear the news about Mary Rayner, who has died aged 89. Mary was a brilliant writer and illustrator, who did sterling work on some of Dick’s early stories Daggie Dogfoot (1980), Magnus Powermouse (1982) and The Sheep-Pig (1983). One of her most memorable books was the brilliant Mr and […]

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