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The 40 Best Audio books comment: A six-CD set featuring ten newly recorded and unabridged William stories, read by the incomparable Martin Jarvis and featuring such typical William exploits as his escape from an angry shopkeeper by pretending to be a wax dummy and his experiments in Red Indian cookery.
Read by: Martin Jarvis
Audio Length: 6 hours and 25 min.
William 'dressed as a Red Indian, cooking an experimental mixture of treacle and lemonade in an old sardine can', William escaping from a wrathful shopkeeper by pretending to be a window dummy...William's long-suffering parents might not agree, but there is no doubt that for William these are Happy Days indeed.
Publication date: 12/03/2007
Publisher: CSA Word
Format: Audiobook On Cd
|Publication date:||12th March 2007|
|Format:||Audiobook On Cd|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Richmal Crompton was born at Bury in Lancashire, the second child of Reverend Edward John Sewell Lamburn, a teacher at the Bury Grammar School and his wife Clara (née Crompton). Her brother, John Battersby Crompton Lamburn, also became a writer, under the name John Lambourne, and is remembered for his fantasy novel The Kingdom That Was (1931).Crompton attended schools in Lancashire and Derbyshire, including St Elphin’s, a boarding school for daughters of the clergy in Warrington, Lancashire, and later won a scholarship to study at the Royal Holloway College in London, receiving a BA Honours degree ...More About Richmal Crompton