The author of children’s classic Stig of the Dump, Clive King, has died aged 94.
Stig of the Dump has never been out of print and has sold more than 2 million copies since it was published in 1963.
King’s book, Hamid of Aleppo, published in 1958. Other books included The Twenty-Two Letters, The Town that Went South and Snakes and Snakes.
He died in Norfolk on 10 July and is survived by his widow Penny and three children.
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