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Just William : sixteen classic stories

Richmal Crompton

Just William : sixteen classic stories

by Richmal Crompton

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Published by Macmillan Children"s Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichmal Crompton ; illustrated by Thomas Henry.
ContributionsHenry, Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination380p.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22480878M
ISBN 100333640292
OCLC/WorldCa60121772

Just William was the first of about 38 books featuring the young boy William, and his gang The Outlaws, the children of the town and their parents. Despite children being the main characters and adults being a supporting cast, the books themselves were written for an adult audience. The humor in the series is presented in many levels. Richmal Crompton was born in Lancashire in The first story about William Brown appeared in Home magazine in , and the first collection of William stories was published in book form three years later. In all, thirty-eight William books were published, the last, William the Lawless, in , after Richmal Crompton's death. show more.

The second book in the classic Just William series, read by Martin Jarvis. It was on Christmas Day that the centipede appeared on Aunt Evangeline's plate, the library clock was found mysteriously dismantled, and the conjuring trick with the egg went disastrously wrong. ‎Preview and download books by Richmal Crompton, including Just William, More William and many more.

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Just William: sixteen classic stories. [Richmal Crompton; Thomas Henry] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richmal Crompton; Thomas Henry.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Just William is a series of thirty-nine books by English author of children’s books Richmal Crompton. The series tells the adventures of a schoolboy named William Brown and was published in a span of almost 50 years between and It’sand in a leafy village somewhere in England there’s an eleven year old boy called William Brown who never gets any older.

He has a gang called The Outlaws (Ginger, Douglas and Henry), a dog called Jumble and an irritating six year old girl hanger-on called Violet Elizabeth Bott who’s main talent is that she can be sick at will/5. The stories do appear in a non-chronological order, after all the last one tells us of how William got his dog, Jumble, who we have already met in earlier tales.

This book also contains the very first William story ‘The Outlaws’ which was originally rejected for publication back in /5(). Just William Richmal Crompton Just William makes his mark in this hilarious collection of twelve classic stories.

Whether it's trying to arrange a marriage for his sister or taking a job as a boot boy as step one in his grand plan to run away, William manages to cause chaos wherever he goes.

Richmal Crompton is best known as the author of the Just William series of children’s books; her writing for adults has been comparatively forgotten. Crompton went so far as to say of her creation, ‘for many years I looked on William as “my character”.

He was my puppet. I pulled the strings. But gradually the tables have been turned. Just William is a collection of children's short stories by Richmal Crompton.

William in the title is a young school boy of eleven, eternally scruffy and. The Just William books are collections of short stories chronicling the adventures and misadventures of eleven-year-old William Brown, who in the first books in the series lives in the s.

William remains the same age as history progresses throughout the series, the embodiment of /5(). The Just William series is a sequence of thirty-nine books written by English author Richmal books chronicle the adventures of the unruly schoolboy William Brown.

Published over a period of almost fifty years, between andthe series is notable for the fact that the protagonist remains at the same eleven years of age, despite each book being set in the era in which it.

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Ideally, you should keep old books and manuscripts in protective boxes or sleeves made from acid-free materials. Buy Just William Facsimile edition by Crompton, Richmal, Henry, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Just William: : Crompton, Richmal, Henry, Thomas: BooksReviews:   With Adrian Dannatt, Diana Fairfax, Michael McVey, Hugh Cross.

William Brown is the story concentrate of an English boy. Based on Richmal Crompton's comedic short stories and books, Just William presents the adventures of year-old William Brown, and his intrepid band of friends, "The Outlaws." Set in.

Classic children's books such as Just William and Mary Poppins have beaten modern titles including the Harry Potter series to be named the best children's stories of. Just William on Holiday: Ten Classic Stories.

Richmal Crompton. Out of Stock. William—the Explorer. Richmal Crompton $ Still William. Richmal Crompton $ William the Detective. Richmal Crompton. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable.

Just William: A BBC Radio Collection: Classic readings from the BBC archive: Crompton, Richmal: : BooksReviews: With friends Ginger, Douglas, and Henry (The Outlaws), and the angelic, lisping, thorn-in-his-side Violet Elizabeth Bott, William has rightly joined the literary, and radio, immortals.

This volume of Just William features the following stories: William Goes To The Pictures. Just William Bookmarks (Wallace & Scott Classic Books Bookmarks) - Wallace & Scott Books / Richmal Crompton Wallace & Scott Books, 0. No Binding. First Edition Condition: Mint Complete set of 25 Just William bookmarks showing book jackets from Richamal Crompton much loved children’s series.

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Just William is Richmal Crompton’s first book about the incorrigible William Brown. Follow his adventures from getting over a school teacher crush to a failed attempt at baby-sitting, and from throwing a wild party to meeting his faithful dog Jumble in this hilarious collection of stories.

However, her teaching career was cut short by an attack of polio inwhich confined her to a wheelchair. She became a full-time author, and wrote over 40 books for adults, but she is best known for her hugely popular Just William books.

William first appeared in in a short story Reviews:   Richmal CROMPTON ( - Just William is the first book of hilarious short stories about year-old William Brown -- eternally scruffy and frowning. William.Richmal Crompton Lamburn; (15 November – 11 January ) was initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adu.