Take a look inside the HarperCollins archives.
This 1963 marketing and publicity brochure for Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White includes a letter from White explaining how he got the idea for the story. It also includes White’s original correspondence with head of the U.S. Harper Children’s division, Ursula Nordstrom, as well as the original typewritten remarks he submitted for the brochure.
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