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Richmal crompton has 175 books on goodreads with 22789 ratings. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading just william just william series book 1. She was a dedicated school teacher who began writing full time after she was crippled by polio at the age of 33. This book was the first in the series of william brown books which was the basis for numerous television series, films. The series of books is better known in the united kingdom than in the united states. Richmal crompton books list of books by author richmal crompton.
Described by the daily telegraph as the wizard of the talking book, martin jarvis has made the voices of william and his gang of outlaws his own in these. I am thinking of both richmal and william brown today. Her brother, john battersby crompton lamburn, also became a writer, under the name john lambourne, and is remembered for his fantasy novel the kingdom that was 1931. Just william by richmal crompton free at loyal books. Simply, william is the first book of childrens stories about a young school boy, william brown, written by richmal crompton and published in 1922. William by richmal crompton, first edition, signed abebooks. Read william by richmal crompton available from rakuten kobo. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, ipod and itunes format for your portable audio player. The holiday isbn 9781509810109 pdf epub richmal crompton. Her first short story featuring william to be published was in home magazine in 1919. Published over a period of almost fifty years, between 1921 and 1970, the series is notable for the fact that the protagonist remains at the same eleven years of age. Richmal crompton lamburn 15 november 1890 11 january 1969 was a popular english writer, best known for her just william series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so dont worry about it.
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