Life Meryl Streep lends voice to Charlotte’s Web By weekster Posted on September 25, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ A new job for Meryl Streep (70). The actress makes a trip to the world of children’s literature and joins the cast of 20 seasoned audio book tellers to speak into the classic Charlotte’s Web. It becomes the first audio book of the children’s book, published in 1953, after writer E.B. White decided to do it himself 50 years ago. The story is about the friendship between the spider Charlotte and the pig Wilbur, which was filmed in both 1973 and 2006. With 45 million copies sold, Charlotte’s Web is the best-selling children’s book of all time.