The Water-Horse - a book and movie for children
Dick King-Smith, who was born in Gloucestershire, was a farmer for 20 years before he became a teacher and author. He has written over one hundred books, which have sold millions and have been translated into twelve languages. His book The Sheep-Pig became the book Babe the Gallant Pig and Babe the movie in the US.
The movie Water-Horse sounds wonderful. The "U.K. cast is excellent, projecting their roles perfectly without overplaying their scenes, in that admirable way Brits have." Books for Kids Blog has the movie details.