Since its publication in 1952, Charlotte's Web has become one of America's best-loved childrenís books.This special cloth-bound anniversary edition features Garth Williamsís original drawings lovingly colorized by renowned illustrator Rosemary Wells. Also included is a retrospective essay written in honor of this anniversary by scholar Peter Neumeyer, about the development and publication of this landmark book. The Charlotte's Web 50th Anniversary Edition is a keepsake book that readers of all ages will cherish.
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An affectionate, sometimes bashful pig named Wilbur befriends a spider named Charlotte, who lives in the rafters above his pen. A prancing, playful bloke, Wilbur is devastated when he learns of the destiny that befalls all those of porcine persuasion. Determined to save her friend, Charlotte spins a web that reads "Some Pig," convincing the farmer and surrounding community that Wilbur is no ordinary animal and should be saved. In this story of friendship, hardship, and the passing on into time, E.B. White reminds us to open our eyes to the wonder and miracle often found in the simplest of things.From the Back Cover:
Beloved by generations, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little are two of the most cherished stories of all time. Now, for the first time ever, these treasured classics are available in lavish new collectors' editions. In addition to a larger trim size, the original black-and-white art by Garth Williams has been lovingly colorized by renowned illustrator Rosemary Wells, adding another dimension to these two perfect books for young and old alike.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 50th Annv. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060006986
Book Description HarperCollins, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The beloved story of Wilbur the pig and his unique friendship with Charlotte the spider celebrates its 50th anniversary with this commemorative edition that includes a retrospective by scholar Peter Neumeyer. The story's original illustrator, Garth Williams, supplies the Afterword. Full-color illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060006986
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, 2002. Hard cover. Book Condition: New. Williams, Garth, and Wells, Rosemary (illustrator). 50th ed. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 224 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. First edition of the 50th anniversary edition in as new condition. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0001064
Book Description HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060006986