Charlotte's Web (50th Anniversary Retrospective Edition)

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9780060006983: Charlotte's Web (50th Anniversary Retrospective Edition)

Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte's Web has become one of America's best-loved children’s books.This special cloth-bound anniversary edition features Garth Williams’s original drawings lovingly colorized by renowned illustrator Rosemary Wells. Also included is a retrospective essay written in honor of this anniversary by scholar Peter Neumeyer, about the development and publication of this landmark book. The Charlotte's Web 50th Anniversary Edition is a keepsake book that readers of all ages will cherish.

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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 ordinary animal and should be saved. In this story of friendship, hardship, and the passing on into time, E.B. White reminds us to open our eyes to the wonder and miracle often found in the simplest of things.

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Read by the author
approx. 3.5 hours
3 CDs
Since its publication in 1952, "Charlotte's Web has become a beloved classic! Always a favorite for family sharing, the audio, lovingly read by the author himself, will now be available in this special commemorative CD edition, re-mastered with a bonus audio track.
The "Charlotte's Web 50th Anniversary CD Edition will be a treasured keepsake for the entire family.

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