Illustrated by Garth Williams.
The tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs.
Elwyn Brooks White (1899–1985), usually known as E. B. White, was an American writer. A long-time contributor to The New Yorker magazine, he also wrote many famous books for both adults and children, such as the popular Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, and co-authored a widely used writing guide, The Elements of Style, popularly known by its authors' names, as "Strunk & White."
E. B. White. Wikipedia.
Photo: A family photograph of E. B. White, cropped from a photo of him and his wife. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons (White Literary LLC).