The fairy tale "Birch" was written by a Russian writer, a naturalist, Nikolai Petrovich Wagner (1829-1907). *** This fairy tale is about a finicky birch tree, which was unhappy because of the sun baking it, then it was raining, then the trees around it were interfering with it. But when the trees were cut down, the birch fell on misfortune. Nikolay Wagner is also the author of the following works: "The Princess of Nanjan", "Max and Volchok", "Great Love", "Without Light", "Lucius Komolo", "Fairy of Fantasy". The creative heritage of Nikolai Petrovich Wagner in many ways contributes to the development of correct perception of the world around children.