Prince and beggar
"I will tell you a story, as the man who heard it from his father, who heard it from his father, and the one from his father, and so on, told me. For three hundred or more years she passed from father to son and thus reached us. What it tells is perhaps a story, or maybe a legend, a legend. Perhaps it was, or maybe it wasn't; But it could have been. Perhaps the wise and the scholars believed in the antiquity of this fairy tale; or maybe only the unscientists and the simple-minded believed her and loved her..."
Genre: foreign children's books
Author: Mark Twain
Frog King or Iron Henry Frog King or Iron Henry - Read English books
"In the old days, when the spells were still helping, there was a king in the world; all his daughters were beautiful, but the youngest was so beautiful that even the sun, which had seen a lot of his age, and that was surprised, shining on her face ..."
Genre: fairy tales, foreign children's books
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Read English books
A modern classic of fairy tales for children, standing in line with "Harry Potter," "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings." The action takes place during the First World War. Four children are rescued from an air raid in an old mansion in the house of an elderly professor in the heart of England. And now, once a small and curious girl Lucy, hiding in a closet, gets into the world of magic - Narnia. Having told about their secret to other guys, they all together in the blink of an eye find themselves in a snowy magical place, where the night reigns and wander unknown creatures. But the guys do not know that Narnia keeps in itself terrible secrets that will force their fates to turn over. The work formed the basis of the popular film Andrew Adamson, which won an Oscar in 2006. The circulation of the book itself exceeded 100 million copies.
Genre: children's fiction, books about wizards, foreign children's books, foreign fantasy
What Katie did afterwards
The story of the fate of the girl Katie, the American writer Susan Coolidge became a classic of world literature for children.
Genre: children's prose, foreign children's books