Dick King-Smith
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Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was a farmer for twenty years before becoming a writer, and most of his animal stories are based on his farming experiences. He won the Guardian Award with The Sheep-Pig, which became the blockbuster film Babe. Dick lives in Gloucestershire.

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    • Babe, The Sheep-Pig

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 45

    Farmer Hoggett wins a piglet at the fair. It should fatten up nicely....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful!

    • By Candiless on 02-01-19

    Regular price: $7.01

    • The Water Horse

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 535

    When eight-year-old Kirstie brings home a strange egg from the Scottish shore, her family never expects it to hatch....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good childrens story

    • By Julie M. on 01-29-08

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Sophie's Lucky

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Bernard Cribbins
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Sophie already has a rabbit and a cat and a dog, but what she'd really love is a pony....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every Child's Dream. A pony

    • By A. J. McConachie on 10-28-07

    Regular price: $11.18

    • The Sheep-Pig

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315

    When Babe, the little orphaned piglet, is won at a fair by Farmer Hogget, he is adopted by Fly, the kind-hearted sheep-dog....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite animal story. It's so adorable!

    • By AudioAddict on 02-12-16

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Martin's Mice

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Nigel Lambert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Martin, a kitten, is branded a 'wimp' by his siblings for his friendly interest in mice....

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Harry's Mad

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Nigel Lambert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    Harry Holdsworth had never heard of his Great-Uncle George until he inherited the old man’s most cherished possession....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Harry's Mad, as wonderful as I remembered

    • By Chris Snyder on 02-06-17

    Regular price: $10.84

    • The Adventurous Snail

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Snail on board! Siegfried loves to explore. One day his explorations take him on a big adventure....

    Regular price: $14.59

    • The Fox Busters

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Nigel Lambert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Flightless, helpless and often, frankly, more than a little silly, chickens are no match for the cunning, merciless foxes stalking their coop. Or are they?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny&Entertaining

    • By Hjurie on 07-21-15

    Regular price: $11.18

    • Lady Lollipop

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Phyllis Logan
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    When people stare into Lollipop's eyes, it seems to change them for the better. But will Lollipop win over spoilt Princess Penelope?....

    Regular price: $14.72

    • The School Mouse

    • By: Dick King-Smith
    • Narrated by: Rosemary Leach
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Flora was born on the first day of term in the new school year, which might be why she's a very special mouse indeed – a mouse who has taught herself to read!....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really love this story!

    • By herbert on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $11.18

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