As per our current Database, Dick King-Smith has been died on Jan 4, 2011 (age 88).
When Dick King-Smith die, Dick King-Smith was 88 years old.
|Popular As||Dick King-Smith|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||March 27, 1922 (Bitton, England)|
Dick King-Smith’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Dick King-Smith was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
English children's author whose 1983 work, The Sheep-Pig, was later adapted into the popular film Babe. His more than a hundred other works for children include Tumbleweed, Cuckoobush Farm, The Finger Eater, Mr. Ape, and the Sophie series.
He served in Italy during World War II and worked as a farmer for two decades. He published his first children's book, The Fox Busters, in 1978.
He won the 1984 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for The Sheep-Pig.
He had three children and was married twice. He wed Zona Bedding in 2001, a year after the death of his first wife, Myrle.
His 1978 work, The Fox Busters, was adapted into an animated TV series starring Whoopi Goldberg.