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William the Fourth Richmal Crompton

William the Fourth By Richmal Crompton

William the Fourth by Richmal Crompton


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Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Everyone's favourite troublemaker, William Brown, is back with a contemporary cover look illustrated by Lydia Monks.

William the Fourth Summary

William the Fourth by Richmal Crompton

William is up to his old tricks and ready for trouble!

Richmal Compton's William the Fourth is the fourth classic set of adventures featuring the hero of Just William, with an introduction by screenwriter and Cosmic author Frank Cottrell Boyce.

Whether he's occupying a bear suit that's slightly too small for him, cloaked in mystery as a fortune teller or attired in the flowing robes of a Fairy Queen, William is unmistakably himself: trouble in human form. Only Great-Aunt Jane manages to take William on at his own game - and win!

This collection of fourteen brilliant Just William stories features appealing contemporary cover art by Lydia Monks, along with the original inside illustrations by Thomas Henry.

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 William Again and William the Conqueror.

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 Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Chapter - 1: The Weak Spot
  • Chapter - 2: William and Photography
  • Chapter - 3: The Fete - and Fortune
  • Chapter - 4: The Fete - and Fortune
  • Chapter - 5: Aunt Jane's Treat
  • Chapter - 6: `Kidnappers'
  • Chapter - 7: William's Evening Out
  • Chapter - 8: William Advertises
  • Chapter - 9: William and the Black Cat
  • Chapter - 10: William the Showman
  • Chapter - 11: William's Extra Day
  • Chapter - 12: William Enters Politics
  • Chapter - 13: William Makes a Night of It
  • Chapter - 14: A Dress Rehearsal

Additional information

GOR007259079
9781447285618
1447285611
William the Fourth by Richmal Crompton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2015-08-13
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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