Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White

by Melissa Sweet (Author)

6 Starred Reviews! New York Times Bestseller! A People Magazine Best Children’s Book! A Washington Post Best Book! A Publishers Weekly Best Book! Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Award Honor recipient

Caldecott Honor winner Sweet mixes White’s personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell the story of this American literary icon. Readers young and old will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children’s book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute, a New York Times bestseller, includes an afterword by Martha White, his granddaughter.   

Journey into the world of wordsmith extraordinaire, E. B. White, with Melissa Sweet's captivating narrative, "Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White." Delve into the life of this remarkable author, journalist, essayist, and stylist, whose works continue to enchant readers of all ages.

E. B. White's literary prowess shines through his timeless children's classics like "Charlotte's Web," "Stuart Little," and "The Trumpet of the Swan." Sweet's portrayal of White's creative process, his dedication to his craft, and his unwavering love for the written word is both inspiring and illuminating.

Beyond his children's literature, E. B. White's contributions to journalism and essay writing are equally noteworthy. His sharp wit, keen observations, and ability to capture the essence of everyday life made him a beloved figure in the literary world. Sweet delves into White's early years as a reporter for The New Yorker, showcasing his knack for storytelling and his ability to bring life to the mundane.

Through Melissa Sweet's skillful storytelling, readers will gain an intimate understanding of E. B. White's life, his influences, and the enduring legacy he left behind. "Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White" is a celebration of a literary giant whose words continue to resonate with readers around the globe.

Immerse yourself in the world of E. B. White today and discover the magic that unfolds within the pages of "Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White" by Melissa Sweet. Dive into the life of this literary legend and let his words inspire, entertain, and captivate you.


207 pages