Three Beloved Classics by E. B. White

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Charlotte's Web

pictures by Garth Williams

The Newbery Honor-winning story of a remarkable pig and the spiderwho changed his life.

Stuart Little

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A most unusual mouse sets out on the adventure of a lifetime.

The Trumpet of the Swan

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Overview

Charlotte's Web

pictures by Garth Williams

The Newbery Honor-winning story of a remarkable pig and the spiderwho changed his life.

Stuart Little

pictures by Garth Williams

A most unusual mouse sets out on the adventure of a lifetime.

The Trumpet of the Swan

new pictures by Caldecott Honor Artist Fred Marcellino

The joyous tale of Louis, a trumpeter swan in search of his voice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064409643
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: Box Set
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 128,143
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.21 (w) x 7.88 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

E. B. White

E. B. White, the author of such beloved classics as Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan, was born in Mount Vernon, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 1921 and, five or six years later, joined the staff of The New Yorker magazine, then in its infancy. He died on October 1, 1985, and was survived by his son and three grandchildren.

Mr. White's essays have appeared in Harper's magazine, and some of his other books are: One Man's Meat, The Second Tree from the Corner, Letters of E. B. White, Essays of E. B. White, and Poems and Sketches of E. B. White. He won countless awards, including the 1971 National Medal for Literature and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, which commended him for making a "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children."

During his lifetime, many young readers asked Mr. White if his stories were true. In a letter written to be sent to his fans, he answered, "No, they are imaginary tales . . . But real life is only one kind of life—there is also the life of the imagination."

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    1. Also Known As:
      Elwyn Brooks White (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      July 11, 1899
    2. Place of Birth:
      Mount Vernon, New York
    1. Date of Death:
      October 1, 1985
    2. Place of Death:
      North Brooklin, Maine

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Charlotte's Web
pictures by Garth Williams

The Newbery Honor-winning story of a remarkable pig and the spiderwho changed his life.

Stuart Little
pictures by Garth Williams

A most unusual mouse sets out on the adventure of a lifetime.

The Trumpet of the Swan
new pictures by Caldecott Honor Artist Fred Marcellino

The joyous tale of Louis, a trumpeter swan in search of his voice.

E. B. White Boxed Set (revised). Copyright © by E. White. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    A great collection of children's classics.

    These are three best-selling children's books of E.B. White, and a wonderful collection of classics.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2006

    In this review you are going to read about Charolette's Web by E.B White

    In this review you are going to read adout Charolette's Web by E.B White. The book Charolette's Web is about a pig and it's friends. In the beginning ther is this guy that is going to kill Wilbur because he is a runt in the family of the other pigs. But a little girl named Fern said theat she would take responsibility of the pig. Then later on in the book she had to get rid of the pig to a guy that is Mr.Zuckerman beacuse it kept on getting into the garden. In the story there is this spider named Charolette. She would be always talking to Wibur all the time. Also in her webs she would write things like humble or some pig or something like teriffic. That is my review for the book Carolette's Web

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2006

    One of the greatest children's books ever!!!

    This book was and still is one of my favorite children's book. The plot of the story, and how the charater's relate makes it one of my favorites. In this book Wilber the pig goes through up and downs with his family and friends. I think and believe that everybody should read this book.

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