The much-loved children's classic by E.B. White, available in eBook for the very first time!
`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 book has been graded for interest at 7+ years.
There are 320 pages in this book. This book was published 2015 by HarperCollins Publishers .
Garth Williams (1912-1996) is the renowned illustrator of almost one hundred books for children, including the beloved Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little by E. B. White, Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban, and the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Garth Williams was born in 1912 and became one of American's best-loved illustrators.
This book contains the following story:
An affectionate, sometimes bashful pig named Wilbur befriends a spider named Charlotte, who lives in the rafters above his pen. A prancing, playful bloke, Wilbur is devastated when he learns of the destiny that befalls all those of porcine persuasion. Determined to save her friend, Charlotte spins a web that reads "Some Pig", convincing the farmer and surrounding community that Wilbur is no ordinary animal and should be saved. In this story of friendship, hardship and the passing on into time, E.B. White reminds us to open our eyes to the wonder and miracle often found in the simplest of things.