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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web


by E. B. White

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Four years before writing Charlotte's Web, E.B. White wrote an essay called Death of a Pig. What's cool is that it's based on actual events. But here's the sad spoiler alert: the pig dies. (What, you figured that from the title?) (Source.)

E.B. White sure liked animals. His other classics, Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan also have animals front and center.

Give him a Pulitzer! Give him a Newbery Honor! Yep, E.B. White won both.

E.B. White co-authored a book and you'll never guess the title: Is Sex Necessary? Sounds a bit steamier than Charlotte's Web. (Source.)

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