Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although he was a writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. When he became famous he travelled all over Europe, Africa and Asia. Hans Christian Andersen was a unique figure in Danish literature - Andersen's fairy tales were translated into more than 125 languages. This story article was written by an author in 1852. The article has a philosophical aspect. In this fairy tale, Hans Christian Andersen touches the problem of our mission. This interesting story will be useful for children and adults. This story teaches readers how important it is to be satisfied by little things that you have and not to be unsettled by small irritants. People should relate to their troubles much easier and then their life will be happier.