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"A Book is a Sneeze"
E. B. White's letter about how he came to write Charlotte's Web is charming throughout, but the last line caught my eye particularly.
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That is a book I come back to with joy every few years. And it still makes me cry. The very best children's books never leave you, do they? He is proof that there is no sophistication to be had in separating ourselves from other animals.

Fern in the barn was in the center of the world.

I didn't actually read his work until I was in my twenties - but I made sure that my own children got him at the right age.

I love the inserted "seem" toward the end. <3

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