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Crompton, Richmal 1890-1969

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Works: 540 works in 1,967 publications in 5 languages and 10,481 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Drama  Television comedies  Television programs  Humorous fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7, 823.912
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Just William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
72 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Just William makes his mark in this gorgeous gift collection of classic stories. Whether it's trying to arrange a marriage for his sister or taking a job as a bootboy as step one in his grand plan to run away, William manages to cause chaos wherever he goes. It features a charming introduction by one of William's famous fans, the wonderful comic writer Sue Townsend
More William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
37 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 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
Still - William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
28 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
William is always getting into trouble but when his new neighbour Violet, who really does cause chaos, no-one believes its not William's fault
William the good by Richmal Crompton( Book )
29 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 238 libraries worldwide
'I din' take it,' William said. 'Ethel took it. She - she sort of can't help herself. I always,' he added virtuously, 'try'n put back the things she's took.' It all started with a rare event: William Brown read a book. And now he feels inspired to save his sister from a life of crime. The road to disaster is paved with William's good intentions. Ethel's behaviour has been rather odd - more so than is usual in a girl. But William, the Brown family's moral guardian, is determined to 'reform' her - whatever the consequences
William the outlaw by Richmal Crompton( Book )
33 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 209 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 in trouble by Richmal Crompton( Book )
32 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The village girls' school is out of bounds but William just can't resist helping a damsel in distress
William - the conqueror by Richmal Crompton( Book )
37 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 174 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 - the explorer by Richmal Crompton( Book )
24 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 157 libraries worldwide
"William's great enemy is boredom and he will do anything to avoid it. He'll rescue babies from great danger or have swashbuckling piratical adventures. But he has always resisted gardening. Until now, that is. William is up to something and the flowerbeds will never be the same again."--Publisher
William's crowded hours by Richmal Crompton( Book )
19 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 151 libraries worldwide
William Brown has an outgoing nature. That's what his mother calls it, anyway. He's not exactly shy and retiring, and when it occurs to him that showing off can be combined with his other great love, making money, it's typical William territory
Just William ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of 11-year-old William Brown and his intrepid band of friends, 'the Outlaws.' Scruffy, irrepressible schoolboy William, despite his good intentions, invariably ends up causing chaos and getting into trouble. A hero in his own mind, William battles disapproving adults, his long-suffering parents, teachers and older siblings to see justice done. Based on Richmal Crompton's comedic short stories and books
William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
30 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 135 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 - the bad by Richmal Crompton( Book )
22 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Everyone's favourite troublemaker is back in William the Bad now with a fun and contemporary new cover illustrated by Chris Garbutt. William doesn't understand why he's not invited to Robert and Ethel's fancy-dress party - what could possibly go wrong? Desperate for an invite, his search for the perfect costume causes mayhem. Somehow nothing ever goes to plan when William the Bad is around! 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. Ages 9+
William's happy days by Richmal Crompton( Book )
27 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 110 libraries worldwide
CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back in a hilarious collection of classic Just William stories - now with a brand new cover-look illustrated by Steven Lenton. When William's mother offers him a birthday party, he is suspicious - what's the catch? Convinced that he will have to do something boring in exchange, William refuses to be caught out. But offers of food, a pet, even hidden treasure are very hard to refuse ...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-the detective by Richmal Crompton( Book )
16 editions published between 1935 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Just William by Richmal Crompton( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
An eleven-year old with a talent for trailing chaos and disaster in his wake, he is a menace to his family and all their acquaintances. His father despairs while his mother worries, and is constantly defeated in her attempts to raise a respectable, well-ordered family
Sweet William by Richmal Crompton( Book )
21 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 96 libraries worldwide
William is the sweetest boy in the world and sadly misunderstood by grown-ups. He firmly believes that school should be abolished because it's a form of slavery and that children, not old people, should receive pensions
Just William by Richmal Crompton( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A fourth volume of stories by 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 marvellous readings. Roar with laughter as the loveable rogue, hampered by the loathsome Violet Elizabeth Bott, wreaks havoc in this ever-popular series of stories
William-- the Immortal : an illustrated bibliography by David Schutte( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
William -- a bibliography by W. O. G Lofts( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Crompton Lamburn, Richmal 1890-1969
Crompton, R. 1890-1969
Crompton, Richmal
Crompton Richmal Lamburn
Kromptons, Ričmels 1890-1969
Lamburn, Richmal Crompton
Lamburn Richmal Crompton 1890-1959
Lamburn, Richmal Crompton 1890-1969
Lamburn, Richmond Crompton 1890-1969
Richmal Crompton britisk skribent
Richmal Crompton Brits schrijfster (1890-1969)
Richmal Crompton brittisk författare
Richmal Cromptonová
Кромптон, Ричмал
クロンプトン, R
Languages
English (374)
Spanish (97)
French (5)
Danish (3)
Vietnamese (1)
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