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More William (Illustrated) - Children's Adventure Classic - cover

More William (Illustrated) - Children's Adventure Classic

Richmal Crompton

Publisher: e-artnow

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More William retails the adventures of William Brown is an eleven-year-old boy, eternally scruffy and frowning and his family. William's family, his elder red-gold haired sister Ethel and brother Robert, his stern father, and never-ending supply of elderly aunts, cannot understand William. Only his placid mother has any sympathy for him, though his father sometimes shows a side of himself that seems to admit he was once like William himself.

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