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White, E.B.

Born on July 11, 1899 in Mount Vernon, New York, E.B. White (Elwyn Brooks, called Andy by his friends) was a prolific essayist and columnist. His star in the firmament of children’s literature is firmly fixed as the author of Charlotte’s Web (1952), Stuart Little (1945), and The Trumpet of the Swan (1970). As he […]


Steig, William

Called the “King of Cartoons” by Newsweek magazine, William Steig was born on November 14, 1907. He carved out dual careers as both a highly-respected and entertaining cartoonist and an award-winning, bestselling author of children’s books and novels. Steig was born into an artistic family in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the Bronx, […]