William The Fourth - TV tie-edition: 90th Anniversary Edition

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Pan Macmillan, Jun 28, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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Whether he's wearing a bear suit that's slightly too small for him, cloaked in mystery as a fortune teller or unwillingly attired in the 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!
 

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I read the William books as a child, and despite being an obnoxiously well behaved child, I still wanted to think of myself as an "Outlaw". I would recommend them to anyone of such an age. I think ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Frank Cottrell Boyce 1 The Weak Spot
William and Photography
The Fête and Fortune
William All the Time
AuntJanesTreat
Kidnappers
Williams Evening
William Advertises 9 William and the Black Cat 10 William the Showman 11 Williams Extra Day 12 William Enters Politics
WilliamMakesaNight of
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About the author (2012)

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 one in 1970, after Richmal Crompton’s death

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a successful British screenwriter whose film credits include Welcome to Sarajevo, Hilary and Jackie and 24 Hour Party People. Millions, his debut chidlren's novel, won the 2004 Carnegie Medal and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. His second novel, Framed, was shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Children's Fiction Award and has also been shortlisted for the 2005 Carnegie Medal. His third novel, Cosmic, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Now Frank has jumped into the driving seat, writing a sensational sequel to the much-loved Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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