La telarana de Carlota

La telarana de Carlota

by E. B. White, Garth Williams, Garth Williams, Guillermo Solana
     
 

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Éstas son las palabras que se encuentran en la telaraña de Carlota, en lo alto del establo. Su telaraña expresa lo que ella siente por un cerdito llamado Wilbur, así como los sentimientos de una niñallamada Fern ... quien también quiere a Wilbur. El amor de ambas ha sido compartido por millones de lectores.

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Éstas son las palabras que se encuentran en la telaraña de Carlota, en lo alto del establo. Su telaraña expresa lo que ella siente por un cerdito llamado Wilbur, así como los sentimientos de una niñallamada Fern ... quien también quiere a Wilbur. El amor de ambas ha sido compartido por millones de lectores.

Editorial Reviews

Karen Lowther
Some pig! These words that Charlotte spins into her web to describe Wilbur cause plenty of excitement, and ultimately, help save his life. First published in 1952, this heartwarming classic about likable pig and his loyal spider friend shows readers that true friendships last forever. This Newbery Honor book portrays the relationship of these two extraordinary creatures. It also depicts life and death, the passage of time, and the wonders of nature with sensitivity and humor.
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Riverbank Review
E.B. White's fine reading provides new interest in a sublime story of life and death and friendship.
Publishers Weekly
E.B. White's enduring classic celebrates in style with the release of the Charlotte's Web 5oth Anniversary Retrospective Edition. The handsome volume sports a clothbound cover framing original jacket art; inside, Rosemary Wells adds country color to Garth Williams's original b&w illustrations. An afterword by Peter F. Neumeyer illuminates White's life and work, including photographs of the author on his farm in Maine as well as pages from the seminal manuscript. (May) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Wilbur the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner, Then his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. It is a wonderful story filled with humor and examples of what it really means to be a friend. The book will not dissapoint, even if kids have seen the movie version. 1953 Newbery Honor Book.
Children's Literature
This is the Spanish translation of E.B. White's story about the friendship between a young pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte. It starts with how eight-year old Fern Arable pleads with her father to save a pig on their farm. Her mother explains that Mr. Arable needs to kill the pig because it is the smallest and will never amount to anything. Fern names him Wilbur and raises him. She is his first friend. Later, when he is too big to stay with Fern, he is sent to live in the barn of her Uncle Homer. Wilbur makes friends there with some of the other animals. Charlotte shows her friendship when she finds out that Wilbur will be slaughtered now that he has grown large. Her plan to save him is to draw attention to his great qualities by forming words in her web, such as Some Pig. Seeing this, Uncle Homer decides instead to enter Wilbur in a contest at the county fair. Children of all ages enjoy listening to and reading this classic story of friendship. Since many are familiar with the plot, this Spanish version is a great addition to Spanish classes. Whether reading it on their own or having it read to them, students will gain vocabulary skills as they learn about characteristics of true friendship and life on a farm. 2005, HarperCollins, Ages 8 to 12.
—Liz Rice
Eudora Welty
What the book is about is friendship on earth, affection and protection, adventure and miracle, life and death, trust and treachery, pleasure and pain, and the passing of time. As a piece of work it is just about perfect, and just about magical in the way it is done. "At-at-at, at the risk of repeating myself," as the goose says, Charlotte's Web is an adorable book. books of the Century, New York times review, October 1952

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060757403
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/04/2005
Edition description:
Spanish-Language Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
148,080
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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