A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White
A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White

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Annotation: Presents a lyrical biography of author E.B. White, whose experiences as a sickly child who found solace in nature influenced his later works, including "Charlotte's Web" and "Stuart Little."
Catalog Number: #149411
Binding Type: Perma-Bound Edition from Publisher's Hardcover
Special Formats: Hot Title Hot Title
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Copyright Date: 2017
Edition Date: 2017
Pages: 40
Availability: Available
New Title: Yes
ISBN: Publisher: 1-627-79245-7 Perma-Bound: 0-605-99355-6
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-1-627-79245-5 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-99355-6
Dewey: 818
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Starred Review for Kirkus Reviews
School Library Journal (Fri Sep 01 00:00:00 CDT 2017)
Reading Level: 2.0
Interest Level: K-3

A lyrical biography of E. B. White, beloved author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little , written by Barbara Herkert and illustrated by Caldecott honoree Lauren Castillo. When young Elwyn White lay in bed as a sickly child, a bold house mouse befriended him. When the time came for kindergarten, an anxious Elwyn longed for the farm, where animal friends awaited him at the end of each day. Propelled by his fascination with the outside world, he began to jot down his reflections in a journal. Writing filled him with joy, and words became his world. Today, Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web are beloved classics of children's literature, and E. B. White is recognized as one of the finest American writers of all time. A Christy Ottaviano Book