E. B. White

American writer

Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899 – October 1, 1985) was an American writer.

E. B. White
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White on the beach with his dog Minnie
Elwyn Brooks White

July 11, 1899
DiedOctober 1, 1985(1985-10-01) (aged 86)
North Brooklin, Maine, U.S.
EducationCornell University
Katharine Sergeant
(m. 1929; died 1977)
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He is most famous for his 1959 manual about how to write well in English, The Elements of Style (which was first written by William Strunk Jr. in 1918), and also for his three children's books Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte's Web (1952), and the Trumpet of the Swan (1970).

He also wrote for magazines and newspapers in the United States.

E.B. White won many awards, including a Pulitzer Prize.