Some Pig!

Some Pig!

by E. B. White, Maggie Kneen


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Fern loved Wilbur more than anything, and Wilbur loved her too...
Some Pig! introduces a new generation to Wilbur, the most lovable pig in children's literature. E.B. White's masterful text from the classic Charlotte's Web, combined with artist Maggie Kneen's finely detailed work, brings to life the enchanting friendship between Fern and Wilbur. This charming picture-book edition will capture the imagination and win the hearts of young readers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435116399
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 04/11/2009
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 551,120
Product dimensions: 9.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 1 - 3 Years

About the Author

E.B. White (1899-1985) was born in Mount Vernon, New York, and graduated from Cornell University. His work appeared for many years in The New Yorker magazine.
Her recieved the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his children's books Charlotte's Web, a Newbery Honor Book, and Stuart Little. The Trumpet of the Swan also won several awards. Mr. White, the author of seventeen books of prose and poetry, was elected to the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1973.
Maggie Kneen, the illustrator of Daddy's Little Boy by Billy Collins, Daddy's Little Girl by Bobby Burk, Babe by Dick King-Smith, and other picture books, lives in Chesire, England.

Date of Birth:

July 11, 1899

Date of Death:

October 1, 1985

Place of Birth:

Mount Vernon, New York

Place of Death:

North Brooklin, Maine


B.A., Cornell University, 1921

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Some Pig! 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An adorable book for young children, I try and pair it with a small plush pig.
Librarian_Gram More than 1 year ago
The value of this book lies almost exclusively in its beautiful illustrations, rendered in a soft, realistic, dreamy style. The fatal flaw is perhaps not in the overly simplistic writing but the reader's expectation that this is a young child's introduction to Charlotte's Web. It most definitively is not. Charlotte is nowhere to be found-- it is a short, simple story of a runt pig and a child. The fact that his name is Wilbur and hers, Fern, is the sole introduction to E. B. White's masterpiece of compassion, cleverness, and love.