WorldCat Identities

Crompton, Richmal 1890-1969

Overview
Works: 533 works in 1,913 publications in 4 languages and 10,374 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Television adaptations  Drama  Television comedies  Television programs  Humorous fiction  Bibliography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Other
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Most widely held works about Richmal Crompton
 
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Most widely held works by Richmal Crompton
The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Just William by Richmal Crompton( Book )

72 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member 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 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member 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 )

39 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here William and his mate Ginger have to endure bankruptcy - they dont even have enough money for sweets. Then William comes up with a fantastic idea - they'll sell Gingers twins cousins as slaves."--Global Books in print
William - the fourth by Richmal Crompton( Book )

25 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member 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
William at war by Richmal Crompton( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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!
William - the explorer by Richmal Crompton( Book )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member 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
Just William( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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
Just William by Richmal Crompton( Recording )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member 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
Just William by Richmal Crompton( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford book of children's stories
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

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Just WilliamMore WilliamWilliam againWilliam - the fourthWilliam at warWilliam - the explorerJust WilliamWilliam-- the Immortal : an illustrated bibliography