Elwyn Brooks “E. B.” White was an American writer and a world federalist. For more than fifty years, he was a contributor to The New Yorker magazine.
He was also a co-author of the English language style guide The Elements of Style, which is commonly known as Strunk & White.
In addition, he wrote books for children, including Stuart Little, Charlotte’s Web, and The Trumpet of the Swan. In a 2012 survey of School Library Journal readers, Charlotte’s Web was voted the top children’s novel.