Humor plays close to the big hot fire which is Truth.~E.B. White
Elwyn Brooks White was born July 11, 1899. He is best known for three children’s books, Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan, and as the co-author with William Strunk, Jr. of the writers’ handbook, Elements of Style (affectionately known as Strunk & White). He also wrote poetry, was on staff at the New Yorker where he wrote essays and articles, and was also a columnist for Harpers. He also published other books and won numerous awards for his writing. He passed away in 1985.