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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 interview : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmEcUabNmYQ The relevant transcript: Well I began to write them entirely for adults about children. And they were ...


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‘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 of the Sunday School, on which the Outlaws reluctantly shed the light of their presence every Sunday afternoon. […] ‘He’s going to take the elder boys out carol ...


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‘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. ‘Ask him to my Christmas party? I’d sooner not have a Christmas party at all than ask him to it. Him! Why I wun’t go to the King’s Christmas party, if he was ...


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