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William at War

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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... Ten wonderful wartime stories where William proves himself just as dangerous, unpredictable and downright troublesome as the Enemy themselves!
ebook, 320 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by MacMillan Children's Books (first published 1995)
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Neale
Feb 23, 2014 Neale rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The 'William' books are, of course, incomparable. They formed the staple of my boyhood reading (and dreaming) - a dozen or so tattered red-bound hardbacks, printed on yellowing war economy paper, that I had inherited from my father's boyhood reading - every story read a hundred times, every one an old friend, known intimately for its particular qualities of humour, language, description, character. Richmal Crompton had much in common with P. G. Wodehouse: both had an utterly distinctive comic st ...more
Lynne
Aug 21, 2016 Lynne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely love William! First read most of the series as a child, but have started reading the 'new' apparently politically-correct version. Apart from an unappealing new cover, the wonderful Thomas Henry illustrations and William's efforts at doing his bit against 'ol' Hitler's Nasties' are all in place. Great stuff.
Sean Randall
Jan 23, 2016 Sean Randall rated it liked it
I have listened to many of these stories read by the inestimable Martin Jarvis, of course. None of this batch, interestingly, so it's a thanks to Andre for hunting out an electronic source. These don't age, do they? They're always just the same, held in magical stasis.
Joy
can we get any free ebooks of william to read. i am a die hard fan of william but the prices are very high

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Richmal Crompton Lamburn was initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books.

Crompton's fiction centres around family and social life, dwelling on the constraints that they place on individuals while also nurturing them. This is best seen in her depic
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