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Charlotte's Web

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 87,332 Ratings and 3,851 Reviews

Book Description
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 ordina... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Group (UK)
BindingPaperback (167 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages256
ISBN-100140364498
ISBN-13978-0140364491
Publication Date10/28/1993
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About E. B. White (Author) : Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899, Mount Vernon, New York – October 1, 1985, North Brooklin, Maine) was a leading American essayist, author, humorist, poet and literary stylist. "No one can write a... more
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About Garth Williams (Illustrator) : Garth Williams is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Garth Williams include Baby farm animals, Baby... more
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About Julia Eccleshare (Introduction) : Julia Eccleshare is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books. Published credits of Julia Eccleshare include Please Mrs. Butler (Puffin Modern Classics), The Twelve and the Genii... more
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Reader Comments
10/2/2016 Doug Cushman said: Best book ever written, children's OR adult
tags: best ever, I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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9/11/2013 Meagan Friedman

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8/5/2013 Jodie Waller tagged as: I read

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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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9/13/2010 Joseph Beekman said: Great book and influence on me as a kid and always inspiring!
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8/20/2010 Jennifer Brundage said: I was most annoyed to read of a group of 'concerned moms' who wanted this classic BANNED from school libraries recently- because of, I guess, the entire plot?! Ie: threat of death to Wilbur. Still so moving.
tags: I recommend, I read

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7/2/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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5/2/2010 Dawn Fulton said: Another classic lovingly read to me for the first time by my beloved third grade teacher, Mrs. Wareham. If I've got my dates correct, she read it the year it won the Newbery.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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10/7/2009 Sharon Koontz said: 34949
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9/2/2009 D. Murdoch tagged as: I recommend

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6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 34951
tags: spider, pig, children's lit, animals

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10/7/2008 Eva Lovas tagged as: I read

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9/6/2008 Donna Varnes said: Any author who can make you fall in love with a spider , a pig and a rat has got to be good. This was another book read by my teacher to the class that we couldn't wait to hear the next chapter. I also read it to my class
tags: I recommend

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5/21/2008 Carla Sarratt tagged as: I read

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3/10/2008 Angelique Mullen said: My favorite book of all time.
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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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8/27/2007 Deborah Neu said: One of the first book I read as a child. Recommend to my young friends
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8/21/2007 Jen D. Wood tagged as: I recommend

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7/26/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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11/27/2006 Shana Norris tagged as: classic, children's

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