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"Collection of World's Famous Tales for Children" Popular with Schoolchildren
| Pyongyang, January 25 (KCNA) -- The "Collection of World's Famous Tales for Children" is now gaining popularity among schoolchildren in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Copies of the collection are stocked at the Grand People's Study House in Pyongyang and schoolchildren's libraries across the country.
Contained in the collection comprising 60 volumes are famous tales for children which have been told in the East and the West to teach the truth and lessons of life.
Sim Yong Suk, a librarian at the Schoolchildren's Library in Central District, Pyongyang, told KCNA:
"The library is nowadays crowded with schoolchildren on their winter vacation.
Most of them want to read the 'Collection of World's Famous Tales for Children', which is helpful to enriching common knowledge about folk traditions, literature and arts of different countries and nations."
Ri Il Hwan, a student of Pyongyang Ryongwang Secondary School, said:
"I've read book 'Gulliver's Travels' with deep interest. It is very popular among my fellows."
Nam Ye Ryong, a pupil of Kim Song Ju Primary School, said:
"I am reading book 'Swan Lake'. I hate wizard in the book."
The collection draws attention of many children as it helps them discern good and evil, right and wrong and beauty and ugly, cultivate enterprise and boldness and harbor hope and ambition.
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