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E. B. White

Born: Jul 11, 1899

Death: Oct 1, 1985

Birthplace: Mount Vernon

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

E. B. White

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1899
Date of Death : Oct 1, 1985
Birth Place : Mount Vernon

Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White was an American writer. He was a contributor to The New Yorker magazine and a co-author of the English language style guide The Elements of Style, which is commonly known as "Strunk & White". He also wrote books for children, including Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, and The Trumpet of the Swan. Charlotte's Web was voted the top children's novel in a 2012 survey of School Library Journal readers, an accomplishment repeated in earlier surveys.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • E.B. White
  • Elwyn Brooks White
  • E.B. White
  • Andy
  • Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White


  • Jessie Hart
  • Samuel Tilly White


  • Katharine Sergeant Angell White


  • Joel White

Awards Won

  • John Newbery Medal
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
  • Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards
  • Newbery Honor
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Belles Lettres and Criticism
  • Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award
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