More William is the second of the William books, it was published in 1922, following on the success of Just William. The standalone stories build further the character and life of the poor maligned and misunderstood William and his staunch but equally oppressed friends.
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A Busy Day
|1||A Busy Day||Tim Bulkeley||00:25:40|
William is given a book entitled Things a Boy Can Do and following its wise instructions succeeds in irritating all of his family.
This was the first William story to be published in 1919. Seeking to impress the girl next door, William becomes a blancmange thief.
|3||William’s Burglar||Tim Bulkeley||00:20:36|
A mysterious stranger full of inspiring war stories turns out to be a criminal.
The Knight at Arms
|4||The Knight at Arms||Barbara Bulkeley||00:12:34|
Sir William and his faithful squire Ginger attempt to rescue a “damsel in distress”.
|5||William’s Hobby||Tim Bulkeley||00:13:43|
Somehow taxidermy sounds just the hobby for William… or perhaps not!
|6||The Rivals||Barbara Bulkeley||00:24:24|
There is another competing with William for the affections of girl-next-door, Joan.
|7||The Ghost||Tim Bulkeley||00:16:54|
William’s cousin Mildred hungers for a “psychic experience”, which William kindly arranges.
The May King
|8||The May King||Tim Bulkeley||00:23:29|
Would William, the May King, be satisfied to merely attend the May Queen? Our hero has bigger ambitions!
|9||The Revenge||Tim Bulkeley||00:16:57|
How better to take revenge on his hateful family, than by running away?
|10||The Helper||Barbara Bulkeley||00:19:39|
The always helpful William assists the movers organising the family’s house move.
William and the Smuggler
|11||William and the Smuggler||Tim Bulkeley||00:28:43|
When William’s father, Mr. Brown, is worn down by life and his eubilliant yet often morose son, he needs a seaside “rest cure”. However, perhaps sending William along too was not wise.
The Reform of William
|12||The Reform of William||Barbara Bulkeley||00:18:52|
Inspired to lead a better life, William takes a leaf from St Augustine and decides not start just yet! (For which his ardent readers remain to this day grateful.)
William and the Ancient Souls
|13||William and the Ancient Souls||Tim Bulkeley||00:16:50|
A neighbour from hell or William Brown?
William’s Christmas Eve
|14||William’s Christmas Eve||Barbara Bulkeley||00:28:11|
Finally in a heartrending tale of sidesplitting seasonal goodwill William and, girl-next-door, Joan deliver a Christmas feast to a poor family.