Literary and art magazine for primary school children. It was launched on May 16, 1924, in Moscow. Monthly edition. Magazine of the Central Committee of the Komsomol and the Central Council of the Vladimir Lenin All-Union Pioneer Organization. In 1990-1992 the founders of the magazine were the labour collective of the magazine "Murzilka", "Molodaya Gvardia" Ltd. and the International Union of Pioneer Organizations - the Federation of Children's Organizations "SPO (FDO)", since 1993 - the Editorial Board of the "Murzilka" magazine. Chief Editors (at different times): N. I. Smirnov, K. A. Maltsev, F. Y. Kon, N. Vengerov, L. A. Kassil, A. V. Mityaev, V. F. Matveev, and others, since 1985 - T. F. Androsenko. The magazine published works by S. Y. Marshak, K. I. Chukovsky, M. M. Prishvin, V. V. Lebedev, E. I. Charushin, A. Barto, K. G. Paustovsky, E. Uspensky, M. Moskvina, V. Lunina, L. Yakhnina, M. Yasnova, and others. The magazine has sections of art, Russian history, nature, school life, children's leisure. It features stories, novels, poems, tales, essays, plays of Russian and foreign children's writers; games, riddles, puzzles, crosswords, coloring books, and others. Since 1992, the magazine has the supplement "Kucha Mala".
Presented issues: 1930-1932, 1934-1937, 1939, 1940, 1942.