Charlotte's Web

Paperback | April 10, 2012

byE. B. White, Kate DiCamilloIllustratorGarth Williams

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This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." This paperback edition includes a foreword by two-time Newbery winning author Kate DiCamillo.

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.

E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

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One of the most beloved children’s stories of all time, Charlotte’s Web describes how a beautiful and intelligent spider named Charlotte rescues Wilbur, a lovable and naïve pig, from a cruel fate. E.B. White’s classic story, enhanced with delightful illustrations by the late Garth Williams, resonates with humour and wisdom, while combi...

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This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." This paperback edition includes a foreword by two-time Newbery winning author Kate DiCamillo. Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman'...

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Sixty years ago, on October 15, 1952, E.B. White's Charlotte's Web was published. It's gone on to become one of the most beloved children's books of all time. To celebrate this milestone, the renowned Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo has written a heartfelt and poignant tribute to the book that is itself a beautiful translation of White...

E. B. White, the author of such beloved classics asCharlotte's Web,Stuart Little, andThe Trumpet of the Swan, was born in Mount Vernon, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 1921 and, five or six years later, joined the staff ofThe New Yorkermagazine, then in its infancy. He died on October 1, 1985, and was survived by his ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.5 inPublished:April 10, 2012Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064400557

ISBN - 13:9780064400558

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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One of the most beloved children’s stories of all time, Charlotte’s Web describes how a beautiful and intelligent spider named Charlotte rescues Wilbur, a lovable and naïve pig, from a cruel fate. E.B. White’s classic story, enhanced with delightful illustrations by the late Garth Williams, resonates with humour and wisdom, while combining the perfect blending of fantasy and realism.

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?Wilbur, a lovable pig, is rescued from a cruel fate by a beautiful and intelligent spider named Charlotte.Told with delicacy, humor, and wisdom...a perfect blending of fantasy and complete realism.? (Booklist)