Cover of: Charlotte's Web | E. B. White

Contributors

  • Illustrator
    Garth Williams
  • Illustrator
    Rosemary Wells

About the Book

This is the book which turned me into both a book lover, and an English Major, at age 5. My sister, who was 8 at the time, had checked it out and asked my mother to read it aloud to her. I listened in, and was hooked from the first page. As soon as I could comprehend the basics of reading, this is the book I read, more than any other. The story (Talking animals! Friendly spiders!) is down-home, laugh-out-loud funny, but also charming and slighly sad, but still optimistic, at it's conclusion. While children who have never experienced farm life may not understand some of the details, the pace of the story is quick enough to keep everyone entertained, one chapter at a time.

Please, if you need the "perfect book" to read to a child who loves animals, Charlotte's Web would be a great choice!

About the Edition

Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

Edition Notes

Illustrations on endpapers.

Genre
Fiction.
Copyright Date
1999

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.W58277 Ch 1999

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
184 p. :
Number of pages
184

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6803250M
Internet Archive
charlottesweb00whit_1
ISBN 10
0060282983
ISBN 13
9780060282981
LC Control Number
00265351
OCLC/WorldCat
904293196
Alibris ID
0060282983
Library Thing
1590
Goodreads
859115

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