Clive King

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Clive King
BornDavid Clive King
(1924-04-24)24 April 1924
Richmond, Surrey, England
Died10 July 2018(2018-07-10) (aged 94)
Norfolk, England
NationalityBritish
EducationKing's School, Rochester
Alma materDowning College, Cambridge (BA, 1943)
School of Oriental and African Studies
GenreChildren's literature, historical fiction
Notable worksStig of the Dump (1963)

David Clive King (24 April 1924 – 10 July 2018) was an English author. He was best known for his children's book Stig of the Dump (1963).[1] He was in the British army during World War II, then worked for the British Council.[2]

King died on 10 July 2018 in Norfolk at the age of 94.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "King, Clive". WorldCat Identities. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  2. Crouch, Marcus, "King, (David) Clive" in Twentieth Century Children's Writers, ed. D. L. Kirkpatrick, Macmillan, 2nd edition 1983, p. 430-31.
  3. "Stig of the Dump author Clive King dies". BBC News. 13 July 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

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