E.B. White

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Birth Name: E.B. White
Born: 07/11/1899
Birth Place: Mt. Vernon, New York, USA
Death Place: North Brooklin, Maine, USA
Died: 10/01/1985

Most closely associated with his children's books, E.B. White was an American author who also wrote extensively for The New Yorker. A native East Coaster, White attended Cornell University in Ithaca and later set up shop in New York City, becoming a regular contributor to The New Yorker during its fledging era in the mid-1920s. Most of White's work in the following decades was for the magazine, but in 1945 he published his first children's novel, Stuart Little, about a young mouse's adventures in Manhattan. White's second kid-oriented book, the farm-set, animal-centric Charlotte's Web (1952), met with significant praise and quickly became a classic. His final w... Continue Bio >>

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