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Were the Just William stories written for adults or children?

Well, Richmal Crompton did say in a radio interview that when she started writing these 'Just William' stories, her intention was to write those stories for adults about children. Listen to the ...
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"Just William" story in which school choir is mistaken for wolves

‘William Joins the Waits’ by Richmal Crompton, first published in William in Trouble (1927). In this story, William goes carol singing with the Sunday School choir: Mr Solomon was the superindendant ...
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"Just William" story where he gets a mouth organ on Christmas Day

‘The Christmas Truce’ by Richmal Crompton, first published in William’s Happy Days (1930). It takes place at Christmas: ‘Him?’ he exploded fiercely when at last the power of speech returned to him. ‘...
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