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Gene Kemp was born on 27 December, 1926 in Wigginton, England, United Kingdom, is an author. Discover Gene Kemp’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 89 years old?

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Age 89 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 27 December 1926
Birthday 27 December
Birthplace Wigginton, England, United Kingdom
Date of death (2015-01-04)
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Nationality United Kingdom

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Gene Kemp was awarded an Honorary MA from Exeter University in 1984. She lived in Exeter and had three children – a daughter, Judith, from her first marriage to Norman Pattison, which ended in divorce, and another daughter, Chantal, and a son, Richard, from her second marriage, to Allan Kemp, who died in 1990. She had three grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Kemp died at the age of 88 on 4 January 2015.


Her best known book is The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, published by Faber’s Children’s Books in 1977. Set in the fictional Cricklepit School, it charts the pleasures and pains of friendship and growing up. There are several Cricklepit books, including Snaggletooth’s Mystery, an alternative history of the school, and Gowie Corby Plays Chicken, set one year after The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler and referencing Tyke in several chapters.


From 1972 she wrote stories for young readers about a pig named Tamworth, named after the town she grew up in. Kemp found inspiration for many of the characters in her books amongst the friends of her children, Chantal and Richard.


Gene Kemp née Rushton (27 December 1926 – 4 January 2015) was an English author known for children’s books. Her first, The Pride of Tamworth Pig, appeared in 1972. She won the British Carnegie Medal for her school novel The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler (1977).

Gene Kemp was born in Wigginton, Staffordshire in 1926 grew up near Tamworth, Staffordshire, and went to Exeter University. She became a teacher and taught at St Sidwell’s School in Exeter in the 1970s.