Author:Richmal Crompton

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Richmal Crompton
Richmal Crompton Lamburn was an English author; initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books. The (Just William) series has spawned various television, film, theatre and radio adaptations.


(Partial list)

Just William short story collections[edit]

Just William plays[edit]

  • William and the Artist's Model, 1956
  • William the Terrible, BBC Radio Plays volume 1, 2008.
  • William the Lionheart, BBC Radio Plays volume 2, 2008.Schutte
  • William the Peacemaker, BBC Radio Plays volume 3, 2009.Schutte
  • William the Avenger, BBC Radio Plays volume 4, 2009.
  • William the Smuggler, BBC Radio Plays volume 5, 2010.
  • William's Secret Society, BBC Radio Plays volume 6, 2010.

William-like books[edit]

  • Enter—Patricia, 1927
  • Jimmy, 1949
  • Jimmy Again, 1951
  • Jimmy the Third, 1965


  • The Innermost Room, 1923
  • The Hidden Light, 1924
  • Anne Morrison, 1925

Individual short stories[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1969, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.