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William the Good
Author Richmal Crompton
Illustrator Thomas Henry
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's literature
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback & paperback) & Audio book
Followed by William 

William the Good is the ninth book in the Just William series of books by Richmal Crompton. It was first published in 1926.

Short stories

  • William- the Good Suspecting his sister Ethel is a kleptomaniac and drunkard, William sets out to "reform" her.
  • William- The Great Actor William is enlisted to provide the "special effects" in an amateur theatrical performance.
  • William and the Archers Believing his country to be under threat from a foreign power, William sets out to defend it.
  • Willian - the Money Maker The Outlaws are (as usual) short of funds, but William has a solution in mind.
  • William - the Avenger William and Ginger take revenge on a bully whom they believe has been tolerated for too long.
  • Parrots for Ethel Ethel is in quarantine and pursued by two like-minded suitors. However, there is a mix-up between the suitor's gifts and the animals for William's zoo.
  • One Good Turn William finds himself in the uncomfortable position of being in debt to Robert.
  • William's Lucky Day William tries to imitate his hero William Tell - with disastrous consequences.
  • A Little Adventure After a spate of burglaries in the village, William and Ginger believe they have found a vital clue.
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