Coming Next Month: Three E.B. White Classics Will Be Released as Ebooks For the First Time
From the AP:
Three E.B. White classics read by millions of parents to their children will soon be available on the digital screen.
HarperCollins announced Wednesday that “Charlotte’s Web,” “Stuart Little” and “The Trumpet of the Swan” can be purchased as e-books starting March 17. White’s granddaughter Martha White told The Associated Press that family members had worried electronic sales would hurt business for their preferred format, paper.
“After discussing this with our agent (Amanda Urban), it’s become apparent to us that e-books complement sales of paper books, instead of replacing sales,” White said. “The print books of ‘Stuart Little’ and ‘Charlotte’s Web’ have been selling strongly, and we felt like it was time to allow the books into the market in other formats.”
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