"Charlotte's Web" tells the story of a little girl named Fern, and a piglet named Wilbur. Wilbur is saved by Fern from certain death, but unfortuantely is soon to be slaughtered to be made into bacon. However, an incredibly intelligent spider named Charlotte helps save Wilbur by spinning a web above his pen each morning, in which she writes words for all to see, that show Wilbur is a special creature that should be saved. Charlotte and Wilbur’s friendship is endearing as he helps her spin her webs, and she works hard to help ensure Wilbur’s safety. Although Charlotte unfortunately passes away after laying her egg sac, her memory and spirit remain with Wilbur. At the end of the story, Fern’s father puts Wilbur in a petting zoo, knowing that the courageous little pig has been saved. Charlotte's Web is a story of friendship, selflessness and courage, in which animals speak to each other and humans. It was released in 1953 and remains a popular children’s classic.