Friday Fun Facts!

Author: E.B. White (Elwyn Brooks)


Born: July 11, 1899

Died: October 1, 1985


Fun Facts: He was a contributor for the New Yorker, co-author of “The Elements of Style”, and writer of “Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, Call of the Wild, and others


Quote: “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”

― E.B. White


Many have grown up with Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little being some of the first books we were introduced to as children. I wish more children today still felt the enjoyment and wonder of walking into a library and seeing nothing but shelves full of adventure, mystery, heartbreak, and miracles.

One thought on “Friday Fun Facts!

  1. blackcountrylibrarian March 28, 2014 / 3:26 pm

    I hadn’t realised he was born so long ago! I have vivid memories of reading Charlotte’s Web as a child and crying my heart out. One of the first books that made me cry!

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