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William at War Richmal Crompton

William at War By Richmal Crompton

William at War by Richmal Crompton


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Summary

Richmal Crompton's much-loved character, William Brown, is back in ten wartime stories, set during World War II. With an introduction by John Sessions.

William at War Summary

William at War by Richmal Crompton

Wartime William is still up to mischief!

William is always ready to offer his services to his country. But why is it that his enthusiastic contribution is so seldom appreciated? William is determined to do his bit, but unfortunately no one else thinks he'd make a hero . . .

William at War by Richmal Compton is a selection of ten of William's most wonderful wartime stories in which William proves himself just as dangerous, unpredictable and downright troublesome as the Enemy! This much-loved children's classic features contemporary cover art by Michael Foreman, an introduction by actor and comedian John Sessions, along with the original inside illustrations by Thomas Henry - allowing a new generation to enjoy this unforgettable character.

There is only one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, loveable imp of mischief has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting his hundreds of thousands of admirers since 1922.

Enjoy more of William's adventures in Just William and Still William.

About Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton was born in Lancashire in 1890. The first story about William Brown appeared in Home magazine in 1919, 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 1970, after Richmal Crompton's death.

Table of Contents

    • Introduction - i: Foreword by John Sessions
  • Chapter - 1: William and A.R.P.
  • Chapter - 2: William Does His Bit
  • Chapter - 3: William - the Fire-fighter
  • Chapter - 4: The Outlaws and the Parachutist
  • Chapter - 5: William - the Salvage Collector
  • Chapter - 6: William and the Bomb
  • Chapter - 7: Reluctant Heroes
  • Chapter - 8: William and the Mock Invasion
  • Chapter - 9: William and the Tea-cake
  • Chapter - 10: The Battle of Flowers

Additional information

GOR007889039
9781447285366
1447285360
William at War by Richmal Crompton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2015-05-07
304
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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