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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 high quality paperback features vibrant illustrations colorized by Rosemary Wells 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 This edition contains newly color 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 harpercollins.com Charlotte s Web, E.B WhiteCharlotte s Web is a children s novel by American author E B White and illustrated by Garth Williams it was published in October 15, 1952, by Harper Brothers The novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur such as Some Pig in her web in order to persuade the farmer to let him live 1972 1350 173 1353 1383 168 1395 9786004362832 20. I don t give a fig if it is a kid s book, Charlotte s Web is one of the most well crafted stories ever written This classic children s tale deserves 5 stars for story craft and language usage alone Read your Strunk White to understand this man s talents in that regard The fact that it s a heart warmer wrencher clinches it Never was I made to love pigs and spiders so much in my life Charlotte s Web will always rank high amongst my favorites But why, for the love of god, did they make us watch the cartoon version of this tear jerker in school Did they want to make us weep embarrassingly in front of one another If so, mission accomplished, you sadistic school district If you ve never read Charlotte s Web by E.B White, you are utterly missing out on a classic Newbery Honor award winner Go to the library now and borrow this book first published in 1952 You shouldn t buy it unless you have children or are giving it as a present , but choose to embrace the entire experience of being a small child walking through your public library s doors, searching for an amazing book and finding yourself bringing home a tale that will make you cry and fall in love all at the same time And don t spoil it by watching the cartoon or regular movies made based on the book until you ve read it yourself It s important.At a quick glance, a little pig arrives on a new farm and is basically going to be entered into a contest to win a prize for the farm owner But the pig is scared and confused, turning to all sorts of other farm animals for love and guidance at his new home chickens, mice, birds and of course, Charlotte, the friendly spider To help save the pig, Charlotte spins webs overnight about the pig s talents in the hopes that he ll be saved from the sniff sniff chopping block even if he wins the contest for best pig But there s so much going on in this bookCharlotte is everyone s mother She s everyone s teacher She s everyone s friend As Pollyanna as it will sound, we should all have a Charlotte in our life to help us grow up and mature into terrific, radiant and humble human beings I ll avoid calling us some pig as the other message she crafts All the lessons children can learn from this book are important, even the ones about death I won t spoil it, but despite all the efforts across all the animals and the people in this treasure, someone doesn t make it It s on the same level as Bambi in my opinion when it comes to a must read for children, even if the harsh realities of life are exposed.Please go read it. pologies to anybody following my reviews in hope of insights into epic fantasy novels I get through kids stuff reading to my little girl who is too disabled to do it for herself Charlotte s Web is a book I ve been aware of for nearly 40 years but somehow managed to avoid reading when I was little We picked it up at the hospice last week and read the first half, then had to buy a copy at Waterstones yesterday to finish it off 59 years in print and it s still selling for 6.99 in paperback The book s a classic for good reason It delivers an emotional but refreshingly unsentimental story with twists and turns, and inadvertantly lets us have a look at rural American life in the late 1940 s In addition to a strong and engaging story E.B White has powerful prose that doesn t confuse a child, but carries weight than you re likely to see in most children s stories.There s a circle of life theme going on, the amusing and varied anthropomorphising of various animals, a county show and prizes to be awarded, oh my But putting a welcome edge on all this is the bald fact that the pig you can see on the cover is balanced on a constant knife edge with people gearing up to reduce him to bacon and ham at every turn And although there are tender moments in the story, it s never saccharine slight spoiler the rat never comes through with a change of heart, the little girl grows up and loses interest in the animals end slight spoiler All in all a fine children s book Perhaps it I d read it when I was 7 I d be giving it 5 It also contains the saddest line in children s fiction view spoiler No one was with her when she died hide spoiler