Fern keeps her father from killing Wilbur, a runt pig. Later, when Wilbur is full-grown, Charlotte the spider saves Wilbur from the butcher knife and brings him county-wide notoriety. A beloved classic by E. B. White. The 60th Anniversary edition features Garth Williams' black and white illustrations. The full-color edition also has Garth Williams' illustrations, enhanced with the gentle watercolors of Rosemary Wells. Both are paperback.