Charlotte’s Web, published in 1952, is a classic children’s fiction novel written by E. B. White. This best-selling Newbery Honor book features human and animal characters as they grow-up and grow in friendship, especially as they try to save the pig Wilbur’s life. The story has been adapted into movies, videogames, and a musical.


Read the chapter-by-chapter Summary & Analysis, a Full Book Summary, or Full Book Analysis of Charlotte's Web.


See a complete Character List for Charlotte's Web, as well as in-depth analysis of its most important characters.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the main themes, motifs, and symbols in Charlotte's Web.


Here's where you'll find important quotes from Charlotte's Web and explanations of them.


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