May I Bring a Friend Author:Beatrice Schenk de Regniers One day a small boy receives a very special invitation--the king and queen have invited him to the castle for tea. He accepts, with one question: "May I bring a friend?" — "Any friend of our friend is welcome here," says the king. But their guest's friend turns out to be someone they NEVER expected! — Beatrice S... more »chenk de Regniers' rhythmic text and the fantastic, jewel-like artwork of Beni Montresor have made this book a favorite for more than twenty-five years.