Here are several great books that are timeless classics, great reads about animals, and similar to Charlotte’s Web!
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.
Animals Who Have Won Our Hearts by Jean Craighead George.
A collection of stories about animals who became beloved and famous, including Balto the sled dog, who found his way through a blinding snowstorm, and Koko the gorilla, who learned sign language.
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry.
The determination of two kids to win a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.
The Cricket in Times Square, by George Seldon
After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and Tucker's sidekick, Harry the Cat. The escapades of these four friends in bustling New York City makes for lively listening and humorous entertainment. And somehow, they manage to bring a taste of success to the nearly bankrupt newsstand.
Ginger Pye, by Eleanor Estes
The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.