A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award
A People Magazine Best Children's Book
A Washington Post Best Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Book
Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Award Honor recipient
Caldecott Honor winner Sweet mixes White's personal letters, photos, and family ephemera with her own exquisite artwork to tell the story of this American literary icon. Readers young and old will be fascinated and inspired by the journalist, New Yorker contributor, and children's book author who loved words his whole life. This authorized tribute, a New York Times bestseller, includes an afterword by Martha White, his granddaughter.