This is the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur and of wilbur's dear friend, Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn. With the help of Templeton the rat, who never did anything for anybody unless there was something in it for him, and a wonderfully clever plan of her own. Charlotte saved the life of Wilbur, who by this time hada grown up to be quite a pig.
Published over fifty years ago, with original illustrations by Garth Williams, Charlotte's Web has become an all-time favourite children's story.
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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.Review:
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Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK) 1993-10-28, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0140364498 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0140364498