I couldn't wait to read my favorite literature pieces to my children, both picture books and chapter books.
As the parenting years have rolled along, I have now introduced Charlotte's Web by E. B. White, to seven of my learners. This week we revisited the work again, thanks to an online resource.
When I begin a book, I introduce my children to the author. After all, the author's mind and hand crafted the work, often from personal stories and experiences; sometimes consciously, other times not.
In our study this week, I learned several things I did not know about Charlotte's Web or E. B. White.
After reading the article aloud and doing a bit more research about E. B. White, we enjoyed the audio recording of the book, read by E. B. White. What a treat!
Today, the question resounded, "Can we listen to Charlotte's Web?"
Though most of my learners had been introduced to the work and the author prior, a love was rekindled.
I had successfully introduced, and reintroduced, my children to one of my favorite literary pieces. And, they loved it!
More about E. B. White
- His name was Elwyn Brooks White.
- In addition to Charlotte's Web, White also penned the Trumpet of the Swan and Stuart Little.
- He authored seventeen books of prose and poetry.