Award winning book by E.B. White tells the tale of an unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider. The classic book has been in many classrooms for years because of its lovable characters, and relationships between animals and humans.
The Arable family has a litter of pigs, one of which they deem a runt. Fern, the eight year old daughter, is determined to save the pig. She convinces her father to let her take care of the pig. She names the pig Wilbur and treats him as sweetly as a doll. However, they run out of room for Wilbur and sell him to their Uncle, who has a farm nearby.