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

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

18.95

illustrated by Lauren Castillo, written by Barbara Herkert (hardcover, 2017)

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Preorder this special early release of a charming new children's biography of E. B. White —A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White -- featuring the artwork of award-winning illustrator Lauren Castillo, whose book It Is Not Time For Sleeping was selected as the August 2017 WITF Pick of the Month! A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White will ONLY be available on Saturday, October 14th before its official release on October 24th.

10am-12pm, Saturday, October 14th: Meet Lauren Castillo and have her sign your pre-ordered copy of her new book at a very special early-release party at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore.  The 2017 Harrisburg Book Festival's children's programming is sponsored by Harrisburg Academy.


About the Book:

A lyrical biography of E. B. White, beloved author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, written by Barbara Herkert and illustrated by Caldecott honoree Lauren Castillo.

When young Elwyn White lay in bed as a sickly child, a bold house mouse befriended him. When the time came for kindergarten, an anxious Elwyn longed for the farm, where animal friends awaited him at the end of each day. Propelled by his fascination with the outside world, he began to jot down his reflections in a journal. Writing filled him with joy, and words became his world. 

Today, Stuart Little and Charlotte’s Web are beloved classics of children’s literature, and E. B. White is recognized as one of the finest American writers of all time.