The Water Horse

When an egg washes up on a Scottish beach, it hatches into a mysterious creature with a horse’s head. The magical story of the enchanting film.

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  • not for me

    This is a good book but it is not for me

    6 September 2014

  • I personally think the movie was better

    9 March 2014

  • mouse18, I am in the same predicament! I love the film and would love to read the book. Maybe you could see if your school or local library has a copy?

    27 October 2013

  • loved it

    I really like Dick King Smith he is one of my favourite authors this book is so entertaining and I can hang on it for ages without getting bored.

    19 June 2013

  • loved it

    I loved this book but i think the film could of been better as the film missed a lot out

    9 March 2013

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    Dick King-Smith

    Dick King Smith is the much-loved author of ‘farmyard fantasy’ books like the award-winning The Sheep-pig. He died in January 2011.


    Dick has won many awards including The Guardian Fiction Award 1984 for The Sheep Pig, the Children’s Author of The Year 1992 and The Children’s Book Award 1995 for Harriet The Hare.

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