While The Sheep-Pig which became Babe is his most famous book, my boys really enjoyed The Water Horse and A Mouse Called Wolf.
Friday, January 7, 2011
Author Dick King-Smith
Sorry to hear of the passing of author Dick King-Smith. The boys have enjoyed many of his books, and I've found them especially appropriate for that transitional stage with a reader who is strong, but not quite ready for long, intimidating chapter books. A homeschooling friend of mine first suggested his books when Bike Monkey was about 7 or 8, and we've been enriched by his work.