Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

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Charlotte's Web
184 pages; HarperCollins
This story for readers of all ages features a pig named Wilbur who is rescued from slaughter through the ingenuity of his friend Charlotte the spider. When words like some pig, terrific, radiant, and humble mysteriously appear in the spider's web above his pen, Wilbur attracts widespread attention, wins a prize at the county fair, and is spared to live a comfortable life in the barnyard. A paean to the value of true friendship, good writing—and timely publicity.
— Marjorie Garber