Item description for E. B. White Box Set by E. B. White...
Overview Charlotte's Web pictures by Garth Williams The Newbery Honor-winning story of a remarkable pig and the spiderwho changed his life. Stuart Little pictures by Garth Williams A most unusual mouse sets out on the adventure of a lifetime. The Trumpet of the Swan new pictures by Caldecott Honor Artist Fred Marcellino The joyous tale of Louis, a trumpeter swan in search of his voice.
pictures by Garth Williams
The Newbery Honor-winning story of a remarkable pig and the spiderwho changed his life.
pictures by Garth Williams
A most unusual mouse sets out on the adventure of a lifetime.
The Trumpet of the Swan
new pictures by Caldecott Honor Artist Fred Marcellino
The joyous tale of Louis, a trumpeter swan in search of his voice.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.75" Width: 5.25" Height: 8" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2000
Publisher Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 0064409643 ISBN13 9780064409643
Availability 49 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 10:22.
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More About E. B. White
Thoroughly American and utterly beautiful is how William Shawn, his editor at the New Yorker, described E. B. White s prose. At the magazine, White developed a pure and plain-spoken literary style; his writing was characterized by wit, sophistication, optimism, and moral steadfastness. In 1978 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the body of his work. E. B. White died in 1985 Roger Angell is a writer and fiction editor at theNew Yorker."
E. B. White lived in the state of New York. E. B. White was born in 1899 and died in 1985.
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Reviews - What do customers think about E. B. White Box Set?
Classics Jan 4, 2007
These books are classics. I bought them for myself, but plan to read them to my children as they grow older. I had read "Charlotte's Web" in grade school. It was a pleasure to read the others!
Authentic Children's Books - Nov 2, 2006
So many kids books are written so poorly, and with such poor structure and weak story lines, they make it hard to convey any sense of flow or emotion to your kids. To pick up these classics reminds one of the golden age when authors wrote stories with meaning and impact. Glowing descriptions, scene setting introductions to chapters, polite conversations recorded in proper English, all this is the heritage of EB White and these books. Highly, highly recommended - your kids will not want to stop reading and listening...makes bedtime each night a joy because they can't wait to find out what happens next.
The Triple Crown of White's Fictional Work Jul 13, 2004
My 6-year-old daughter and I throughly enjoyed all three stories.
Most Creative Story: The "Trumpet Swan" because of the way White takes the reader to different places and settings through the eyes of Louis the Swan.
Most Profound Story: "Charlotte's web". Of all my years of education it took this simple book to grasp a real appreciation of nature and the web of life.
Funniest Story: "Stuart Little". Most of us have on more than one occassion laughed ourselves to tears upon reading, hearing, or watching some funny event. My last time occurred when reading about the trials and tribulations that Stuart had to endure in order to wash himslef in the morning (Picturing him swinging a mallot to turn on the hot water was for me hysterically funny!). I found the Stuart Little of this book much more cute and amusing than the one in a recent movie with the same title.
The Trumpet of the swan Mar 20, 2003
Louis is the main character and he is a swan. He can't talk to other swans. Sam Beaver, a boy takes Louis to school, where he learns to read and write. But this isn't work to other swans and actually Louis was in love with the beautiful swan, Serena, and she spurns hin because he was defective. And Louis's father, the old cob, does a difficult thing. He stoles a trumpet so his son would be able to win his love. Louis wins on his love and pay the trumpet money.
Stuart Little is a good book May 19, 2002
Stuart Little is a mouse and he is a great help around the house, but sometimes he gets into trouble, like when he got dumped in the garbage dump. I think it's cool how a human mommy and daddy had a baby who is a mouse instead of a kid. I like how Stuart liked Margalo the bird.
Kids that should read this book should be 4 or up.