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William (Fictitious character : Crompton)

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Works: 106 works in 288 publications in 3 languages and 4,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Picture books 
Classifications: PZ7, 823.912
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Most widely held works about William (Fictitious character : Crompton)
    Just William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    17 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and Vietnamese and held by 310 libraries worldwide
    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. This title features a charming introduction by one of William's famous fans, the wonderful comic writer Sue Townsend
    William - the fourth by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    13 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
    "Here William invents a water race where competitors have to run with a mouth full of water, without swallowing it or spitting it out. Its just a shame he doesnt have time to think before speaking to (and drenching!) Mrs Adolphus Crane during the race"--Global Books in print
    More William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    16 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
    "William is up to his old tricks in More William, Richmal Compton's second set of classic William adventures. 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!'--Publisher's website
    William again by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    12 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 223 libraries worldwide
    The irrepressible William returns with fourteen fantastic adventures. Totally bankrupt, William and Ginger can't even buy sweets. But then William has a brilliant idea - they could sell Ginger's twin cousins as slaves. Before too long, William is in serious trouble - again
    Still - William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    13 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
    There is only one Just William. The loveable imp has been harassing his unfortunate family. In this work, lisping, frilly-dressed Violet Elizabeth becomes William's worst nightmare. Not only does she expect him to play fairies - she expects him to kiss her! Previous ed.: London: Newnes, 1925
    William at war by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    7 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
    CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). William is always in trouble, but sometimes it really isn't his fault. It was Ginger who showed him the book about Robin Hood, and it was Violet Elizabeth Bott's idea to steal from the rich and give to the poor. Unfortunately the only rich person they know is Violet's father, so William's latest plan to right the world's wrongs is sure to lead to catastrophe ...In William the Conqueror everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in a collection of thirteen Just William stories - now with a brand-new cover look illustrated by Joe Berger. There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Ages 9+
    William the outlaw by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    9 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 153 libraries worldwide
    GENERAL FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Some words to not apply to William Brown: sweet, charming, 'dear little boy' ...That sounds more like Georgie Murdoch, who is so sickly sweet that William is determined to turn him into a wild, muddy, noisy outlaw like himself ...In William the Outlaw everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in a collection of ten Just William stories - now with a brand-new cover look illustrated by Sara Ogilvie. There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Ages 9+
    William - the explorer by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    9 editions published between 1932 and 1999 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
    William - the gangster by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    6 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
    William in trouble by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    7 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
    CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). William has a habit of being where he shouldn't be. But the village girls' school is the last place where he's likely to be making mischief ...isn't it? In William in Trouble William Brown is back in a collection of fourteen Just William Stories - now with a brand-new cover look illustrated by Alex T. Smith. There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Ages 9+
    William the good by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    7 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
    CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). William is up to his old tricks in William the Good, a hilarious collection of stories with a gorgeous new cover illustrated by the award-winning Liz Pichon. Clarence Bergson is such a pain. He's always getting in the way of William's ideas and games. When Clarence starts to make friends with the lovely Miss Holding, he has gone too far - it's time for William to take action. Being good has suddenly become very difficult! There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922. Ages 9+
    Meet Just William again by Martin Jarvis( Book )
    2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
    Whether he's dodging his rotten sister Ethel or getting into scrapes with his band of outlaws, there's never a dull moment with William Brown around. This book lets you join William and his friends as they get up to all sorts of mischief
    William - the conqueror by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    9 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 76 libraries worldwide
    "William is always in trouble, but sometimes it really isn't his fault. It was Ginger who showed him the book about Robin Hood, and it was Violet Elizabeth Bott's idea to steal from the rich and give to the poor. Unfortunately the only rich person they know is Violet's father, so William's latest plan to right the world's wrongs is sure to lead to catastrophe"--Publisher's website
    William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    5 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
    CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). 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. Ages 9+
    William and the hidden treasure and other stories by Martin Jarvis( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
    William's birthday and other stories by Martin Jarvis( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
    William's wonderful plan and other stories by Martin Jarvis( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
    Meet Just William by Martin Jarvis( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
    William-the detective by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    6 editions published between 1937 and 1986 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
    William and the witch by Richmal Crompton( Book )
    2 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
 
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