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Dick King-Smith
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Ganwyd27 Mawrth 1922 Edit this on Wikidata
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Bu farw4 Ionawr 2011 Edit this on Wikidata
Caerfaddon Edit this on Wikidata
Dinasyddiaethy Deyrnas Unedig Edit this on Wikidata
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  • Coleg Marlborough Edit this on Wikidata
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Adnabyddus amThe Sheep-Pig Edit this on Wikidata
Gwobr/auOBE, Gwobr y Guardian am waith Ffeithiol i Blant Edit this on Wikidata
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Nofelydd plant Seisnig oedd Ronald Gordon King-Smith, OBE (27 Mawrth 19224 Ionawr 2011).

Cefndir[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

Magwyd Dick King-Smith yng Ngwlad yr Haf, ei dad oedd y Capten Ronald King-Smith D.S.O., M.C., a oedd yn berchennog nifer o felinau bapur. Roedd ei fam Grace (née Boucher) yn ferch i 'r chwaraewr rygbi tîm Cymru, Arthur Boucher. Addysgwyd King Smith yn Ysgol Parc Beaudesert a Choleg Marlborough. Roedd yn filwr yn yr Ail Ryfel Byd, yn gwasanaethu gyda'r Grenadier Guards yn yr Eidal. Ar ôl y rhyfel bu'n ffermwr am 20 mlynedd cyn iddo ddod yn athro yn Ysgol Gynradd Farmborough ac awdur. Llyfr cyntaf King-Smith oedd The Fox Busters, a gyhoeddwyd ym 1978 tra roedd yn byw ac yn dysgu yn Farmborough.[1] Roedd yn awdur toreithiog; ysgrifennodd dros gant o lyfrau. Yn ddiweddarach yn ei fywyd bu’n byw yn Queen Charlton, pentref ffermio bach ger Bryste, gan gyfrannu at gynnal a chadw’r ardal leol fel is-lywydd Ymddiriedolaeth Bywyd Gwyllt Avon.

Cyflwynodd eitemau nodwedd ar anifeiliaid ar raglen blant TV-AM, Rub-a-Dub Tub (1983).

Teulu[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

Priododd ei wraig gyntaf, Myrle, ym 1943. Ganwyd iddynt dri o blant: Juliet, Giles a Liz. Bu farw Myrle yn 2000, ac wedi hynny priododd King-Smith â Zona Bedding, ffrind i'r teulu.[2]

Marwolaeth[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

Bu farw King-Smith yn ei gartref ger Caerfaddon, Gwlad yr Haf, ar 4 Ionawr 2011 yn 85 oed. Goroeswyd ef gan dri o blant, 14 o wyrion, pedwar o or-wyrion ac un gor-or-wyres.[3]

Llyfryddiaeth[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

  • The Fox Busters (1978), cyfieithiad Cymraeg: Wham-Bam-Bang! (1996)
  • Daggie Dogfoot (1980)
  • Magnus Powermouse (1982)
  • The Queen's Nose (1983)
  • The Sheep-Pig (1983), cyfieithiad Cymraeg: Y Mochyn Defaid (1998)
  • Saddlebottom (1985)
  • Noah's Brother (1986)
  • The Hodgeheg (1987), cyfieithiad Cymraeg: Nogdrae (1999)
  • Tumbleweed (1987)
  • Farmer Bungle Forgets (1987)
  • Friends and Brothers (1987)
  • Cuckoobush Farm (1987)
  • George Speaks (1988)
  • The Mouse Butcher (1988)
  • Emily's Legs (1988)
  • Water Watch (1988)
  • Dodo Comes to Tumbledown Farm (1988)
  • Tumbledown Farm - The Greatest (1988)
  • The Jenius (1988)
  • Ace (1990)
  • Sophie
    • Sophie's Snail (1988)
    • Sophie's Tom (1991)
    • Sophie Hits Six (1991)
    • Sophie in the Saddle (1993)
    • Sophie Is Seven (1994)
    • Sophie's Lucky (1995)
  • Alice And Flower And Foxianna (1989)
  • Beware of the Bull (1989)
  • The Toby Man (1989)
  • Dodos Are Forever (1989)
  • The Trouble with Edward (1989)
  • Jungle Jingles (1990)
  • Blessu (1990)
  • Hogsel and Gruntel (1990)
  • Paddy's Pot of Gold (1990)
  • Alphabeasts (1990)
  • The Water Horse (1990)
  • The Whistling Piglet (1990)
    • The Jolly Witch (1990)
    • Bernard The Magical Toilet Brush(1993)
    • Mrs. Jollipop (1996)
    • Mrs. Jolly's Brolly (1998)
  • The Cuckoo Child (1991)
  • The Guard Dog (1991)
  • Martin's Mice (1991)
  • Lightning Strikes Twice (1991)
  • Caruso's Cool Cats (1991)
  • Dick King-Smith's Triffic Pig Book (1991)
  • Find the White Horse (1991)
  • Horace and Maurice (1991)
  • Lady Daisy (1992)
  • Pretty Polly (1992)
  • The Finger Eater (1992)
  • The Ghost At Codlin Castle And Other Stories (1992)
  • Super Terrific Pigs (1992)
  • The Invisible Dog (1993)
  • All Pigs Are Beautiful (1993)
  • The Merrythought (1993)
  • The Swoose (1993)
  • Uncle Bumpo (1993)
  • Dragon Boy (1993)
  • Horse Pie (1993)
  • Harry's Mad (1993)
  • Connie and Rollo (1994)
  • The School Mouse (1994)
  • Triffic: A Rare Pig's Tale (1994)
  • Mr. Potter's Pet (1994)
  • Harriet's Hare (1994)
  • The Excitement of Being Ernest (1994)
  • I Love Guinea Pigs (1994)
  • Three Terrible Trins (1994)
  • Happy Mouseday (1994)
  • Bobby the Bad (1994)
  • The Clockwork Mouse (1995)
  • King Max the Last (1995)
  • Omnibombulator (1995)
  • The Terrible Trins (1995)
  • Warlock Watson (1995)
  • All Because of Jackson (1995)
  • The Stray (1996)
  • Clever Duck (1996)
  • Dirty Gertie Macintosh (1996)
  • Smasher (1996)
  • Godhanger (1996)
  • Winter Wonderland (1996)
  • Treasure Trove (1996)
  • Mixed-up Max (1997)
  • What Sadie Saw (1997)
  • The Spotty Pig (1997)
  • A Mouse Called Wolf (1997)
  • Robin Hood And His Miserable Men (1997)
  • Thinderella (1997)
  • Puppy Love (1997)
  • The Merman (1997)
  • Round About 5 (1997)
  • Mr Ape (1998)
  • How Green Was My Mouse (1998)
  • The Big Pig Book (1998)
  • Creepy Creatures Bag (1998)
  • The Robber Boy (1998)
  • Pig in the City (1999)
  • Poppet (1999)
  • The Roundhill (2000)
  • Spider Sparrow (2000)
  • Just in Time (2000)
  • The Magic Carpet Slippers (2000)
  • Julius Caesar's Goat (2000)
  • Mysterious Miss Slade (2000)
  • Billy the Bird (2000)
  • Lady Lollipop (2000)
  • Back to Front Benjy (2001)
  • The Great Sloth Race (2001)
  • Fat Lawrence (2001)
  • Funny Frank (2001)
  • Chewing The Cud (cofiant) (2001)
  • Titus Rules! (2002)
  • Billy the Bird / All Because of Jackson (2002)
  • Story Box (2002)
  • The Golden Goose (2003)
  • Traffic (2003)
  • Clever Lollipop (2003)
  • The Adventurous Snail (2003)
  • The Nine Lives of Aristotle (2003)
  • Aristotle (2003)
  • Just Binnie (2004)
  • The Catlady (2004)
  • Under the Mishmash Trees (2005)
  • Hairy Hezekiah (2005)
  • Dinosaur Trouble (2005)
  • Nosy (2005)
  • The Mouse Family Robinson (2007)

Cyfeiriadau[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

  1. "Dick King-Smith obituary". the Guardian. 2011-01-05. Cyrchwyd 2020-08-31.
  2. "Dick King-Smith". 2011-01-06. ISSN 0307-1235. Cyrchwyd 2020-08-31.
  3. "Babe author King-Smith dies at 88". BBC News. 2011-01-05. Cyrchwyd 2020-08-31.