Just William

Just William

Richmal Crompton

Children's

It's Just William: everyone's favorite troublemaker There is only one Just William. The lovable imp has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting hundreds of thousands of readers for years. Here the Outlaws plan a day of non-stop adventure. The only problem is that William is meant to be babysitting. But William won't let that stop him having fun with his gang—he'll just bring the baby along!
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William at Christmas

William at Christmas

Richmal Crompton

Children's

Everyone's favourite troublemaker is causing trouble all year round!In Richmal Crompton's William at Christmas, William Brown, is back in a collection of hilarious festive stories – with a gorgeous cover illustrated by David Roberts and an introduction by The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson. This is the perfect Christmas gift.Join William as he visits his relations at Christmas, prepares for the local pantomime and enjoys the school holidays with his gang of faithful outlaws – attracting trouble wherever he goes.There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his admirers since 1922.Enjoy more of William's adventures in Just William and Still William.
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More William

More William

Richmal Crompton

Children's

When Aunt Lucy tells William that ‘a busy day is a happy day’, William does his best to keep himself very busy indeed. Unfortunately, not everyone appreciates his efforts to cheer up Christmas Day - and when a conjuring trick with an egg goes very badly wrong, William finds himself in more trouble than ever! These fourteen fantastic Just William stories are as funny as ever. Richmal Crompton Lamburn 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 adult fiction books. Crompton’s fiction centres around family and social life, dwelling on the constraints that they place on individuals while also nurturing them. This is best seen in her depiction of children as puzzled onlookers of society’s ways. Nevertheless, the children, particularly William and his Outlaws, almost always emerge triumphant.
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William and the Witch

William and the Witch

Richmal Crompton

Children's

William wants to explore uncharted territory and Briar Lane is just the place to start. The lane leads him to a ramshackle cottage in the woods where an old lady lives alone. Who is she? William is sure he knows as he leads the outlaws into supernatural adventure.
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William Carries On

William Carries On

Richmal Crompton

Children's

William Brown wants to do his bit for world peace - after all, sweets and cream buns are in such terribly short supply during war time! The trouble is, William Brown is not known for his tact and diplomacy! When William tries to reconcile two quarrelsome neighbours, they prove strangely immune to all his efforts. And with Violet Elizabeth, William's own arch enemy, lending a hand, the road to peace seems very rocky indeed.
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William

William

Richmal Crompton

Children's

Everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in this hilarious collection of stories from the classic Just William series - now with a gorgeous new cover illustrated by the award-winning Lauren Child.Greyhound racing was a wonderfully exciting idea. After all, William's dog, Jumble was as likely to be a greyhound as anything, and surely no one would mind the Outlaws borrowing another dog to race against him. Would they?This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his admirers since 1922.
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