This collection of fairy tales has been translated almost in all main languages of the Earth. The exact number is 127. The legacy of one man has become an integral part of the West's collective consciousness with passing years . Tales of an integral part of Hans Christian Andersen easily accessible to children. But it is not the read for the little ones only. They can give a good lesson even for grownups. Because all these stories are about important life lessons.
If you try to remember most famous fairy tales – you will remember some of Hans Christian Andersen's legacy. Do you know that The Snow Queen and The Little Mermaid are among his creations? But not only them! Hans Christian Andersen also writes The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, and many other stories, which will be part of human literature forever.
When Hans Christian Andersen wrote his first stories – he does it from his memories. He tried to remember fairly tales, which he had heard as a child. But when he became a more experienced author Hans Christian Andersen began writing original tales – created by his own mind. They were original and beautiful. And even today it is really hard to find an author who can surprise the reader with so touching and perfectly structured story.