Bronze statue of Hans Christian Andersen in Central Park, Manhattan, New York City. He is reading his story "The Ugly Duckling" to the duck sitting at his feet. Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet.
Hans Christian Andersen: One of my favorite authors of all times. A Danish writer writing in the century he wrote the Little Mermaid, The Emporer's Clothes and the Ugly Duckling (my favorite) amongst other great stories.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author and a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems. He is best remembered for his fairy tales which have been translated into more than 125 languages. Photograph taken by Thora Hallager,
enchantingimagery: We’ll mount so high that they can’t catch us, and quite at the top there’s a hole that leads out into the wide world. A Kay Nielsen illustration for the Hans Christian Andersen fairy-tale, The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep My scan.