7 Things You Didn't Know About E.B. White

04/24/2012 06:56 am ET

By Margaret Bristol for Bookish

For 60 years, "Charlotte's Web" has been a beloved children's classic taught in classrooms and read before bedtime. E.B. White, who also authored the timeless tales "Stuart Little" and “The Trumpet of the Swan,” brought us the story of how a spider named Charlotte (with the help of a few animal friends) saved the life of a pig named Wilbur. Now, a special edition has been published with a new foreword from Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo. So what's so interesting about the man who spun the web? We've dug up seven facts that make White terrific, radiant and humble.

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