Book of the Week: A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider by Barbara Herkert, illustrated by Lauren Castillo

In this book

A picture book biography about E.B. White (author of Charlotte’s WebStuart Little, and Trumpet of the Swan), from his sickly childhood to his adult days spent at a typewriter, writing some of the world’s best books for children.

The text of this book reads like a poem, and the illustrations are equally lovely. It’s one of my very favorite picture book biographies!

Recommended for:

All ages, especially 4-8

A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider–The Story of E. B. White
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