When Aunt Lucy tells William that ‘a busy day is a happy day’, William does his best to keep himself very busy indeed. Unfortunately, not everyone appreciates his efforts to cheer up Christmas Day – and when a conjuring trick with an egg goes very badly wrong, William finds himself in more trouble than ever!
More William is the second in the long series written by Richmal Crompton Lamburn. She was a dedicated school teacher who began writing full time after she was crippled by polio at the age of 33. A life long sufferer of illnesses of various kinds, including cancer, Crompton’s William stories never reveal the darker side of life or despair. Instead, they celebrate youth, high spirits, mischief and the joy of childhood pranks. The William series met with instant success and to her own surprise, great financial rewards as well.
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A hardcover edition with red boards, black lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust jacket. There is foxing and toning throughout but the text and drawings are clear and legible. There is a blue ink inscription on the inside front page. The dust cover has creasing, some tearing rubbing and staining.
Now in a protective plastic cover to prevent further damage.
Published in 1959 by George Newnes Limited, London.
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