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Category: Authors

Over the centuries, many writers have turned their attentions to writing for children. Most found this was not as easy as it might seem at first to be. Many of their works have sunk into obscurity, but the ones who succeeded created masterpieces that stay with us throughout our lives.

E. B. White

That’s E.B. White reading the startling opening sentences from his 1952 classic, Charlotte’s Web. This is one of the most remarkable beginnings in all of children’s literature, and it reminds us that this book is about some pretty harsh realities.