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.