Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White

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Price: $18.99
Item Number: N56-145028
Manufacturer: HMH
Manufacturer Part No: 9780544319592
Signed by: Melissa Sweet
Format: Hardcover
Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White By Melissa Sweet. NEW! No childhood would be complete without hearing or reading the beloved classics Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little. But what about the man behind these great stories? Who was Elwyn Brooks White? And how did he become one of the most important writers of the twentieth century? Here is the story of E.B. White from childhood through his long, distinguished life in words. It’s no surprise that from a young age, E.B. White knew he wanted to write. And from his childhood poems and journal, to the school newspaper at Cornell, to The New Yorker, E.B. White did exactly that.  E.B. White always loved words. In this first-ever illustrated biography of the author, you can discover how E.B. White’s love for writing and his experiences living on a farm inspired the wonderful, moving stories that we all know and love. Complete with photos, sketches, poems, and letters – including 5 early drafts of the opening of Charlotte’s Web which show how hard he worked to create that masterpiece’s powerful opening – this book gives you a complete look into the life of E.B. White. Your young writers will love learning about the beloved author behind their favorite stories, discovering that with perseverance and determination they too can become some writer! Ages 8 and up. 160pp. 
 

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