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For over 30 years, E.B. White's masterpiece has captured the fancy of countless readers. Now, with stunning new art by award-winning illustrator Fred Marcellino, the beloved story can be experienced anew. The sepia-colored drawings lend an old-fashioned charm to the story--it's almost as if, with their complementary dry wit and uniquely creative talents, White and Marcellino originally worked together. Marcellino received the Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Charles Perrault's Puss in Boots. (Ages 8 to 12) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Read by the author himself! Very engaging story of a father's determination that his handicapped son have as much advantage in the world as the father can provide! Read morePublished 26 days ago by Audrey Melendez
I bought this because I read the story a long time ago in elementary. I was captivated then and even as a 24 year old I still remember the story as being one of the few that stuck... Read morePublished 4 months ago by William Sebren
The weakest of E.B.White's classics. The realistic, naturalistic opening chapters are wonderful. Then the story turns to the familiar territory of animals as humans. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert Ellingsen