The head of the Moscow Children’s Library, Elena Kononova, shared her list of the most interesting books for children, the Moscow Mayor official website reported.
For children, she recommended “About the Mice” by the poet Vladislav Khodasevich and “Fairy Tale Alphabet” by Tatiana Mavrina. She notes that the poems dedicated to the mice are deep, as all the lyrics of Khodasevich.
For older children, she advised “The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas” by David Almond and “Jane, the Fox and Me” by Isabelle Arsenault. Teenage children are recommended the works “Saviour and Son” by Marie-Aude Murail and “I am Not a Slowpoke” by Nina Dashevskaya.