From the 'Fairy Tales and Fantasies' group board: çizgili masallar: Nadezhda Illarionova, Fairy Tales: Hans Christian Andersen I love this illustration; it's so different to other versions of The Little Mermaid that I've seen.
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,
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.