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Charlotte's Web
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Charlotte's Web Hardcover - 2006

by E. B. White; Garth Williams (Illustrator); Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)


About this book

    Charlotte’s Web (1952) by E. B. White is a piece of classic children’s literature. Fern Arable, a young girl growing up on a farm, pleads with her father to not butcher the runt of a recently birthed litter of pigs. After being spared, Wilbur the pig spends some time as Fern’s pet before being sold to her uncle, Homer Zuckerman, at which point Wilbur’s adventure truly begins. After being rejected by the other animals at Homer’s farm, Wilbur strikes up an unlikely friendship with Charlotte, a spider whose silky web resides near the pig. When Wilbur learns that he is to be butchered, his arachnid companion hatches a daring plan to save his life. The famous novel has been adapted into a movie, video game, stage production, and is soon to be made into a television series. A feat of storytelling, Charlotte’s Web won the Laura Ingall’s Wilder Medal and was a Newbery Honor book in 1953.

    Charlotte's Web is one of the best-selling paperbacks of all time. E.B. White rarely signed books, so a signed first edition can run anywhere from a few thousand dollars, to over $25,000.

From the publisher

This is the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur--and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn. With the help of Templeton, the rat who never did anything for anybody unless there was something in it for him, and with a wonderfully clever plan of her own, Charlotte saved the life of Wilbur, who by this time had grown up to be quite some pig.

How all of this comes about is Mr. White's story. It is a story of the magic of childhood on the farm. It is also a story of friendship, loyalty, and truth and shows readers that friends come in all shapes and sizes. The beloved story of Charlotte the spider, Wilbur the pig, and Fern, the little girl who understood their language, will continue to delight readers both young and old everywhere for generations to come.

First Edition Identification

The first edition of Charlotte’s Web was published on October 15, 1952. The dust jacket artist and illustrator is Garth Williams. This edition was published by Harper & Brothers in New York, N.Y., in contrast to some later editions, which were published by Harper & Row. There are three primary identifying points to this edition. First, “I-B” is towards the bottom of the copyright page, a code that identifies the publication date. Second, “First Edition” is stated above the “I-B” code on the copyright page. Finally, the original price of $2.50 is shown on the front flap of the dust jacket.

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  • Title Charlotte's Web
  • Author E. B. White; Garth Williams (Illustrator); Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition Signature Editio
  • Pages 224
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher HarperCollins, New York
  • Date October 31, 2006
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780061127762 / 0061127760
  • Weight 2.03 lbs (0.92 kg)
  • Dimensions 10 x 7.5 x 1.08 in (25.40 x 19.05 x 2.74 cm)
  • Ages 08 to 12 years
  • Grade levels 3 - 7
  • Reading level 680
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC
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