HANS Christian Andersen wrote many fairytale books and his work is to be celebrated in Huddersfield.
The celebration marks his birth in 1805.
It was only when he had failed to be an artist, singer and actor that Andersen found poetry and established his art of writing.
Readings will be held at several places.
Friday, April 1, 2pm-3pm, Huddersfield Children's Library
Monday, April 4, 2.30pm-3pm, Golcar Library
Wednesday, April 6, 2.15pm-3pm, Kirkburton Library
Thursday April 7, 2pm-2.30pm, Meltham Library
2.30pm-3.15, Holmfirth Library
Friday, April 8, 2pm-3pm, Lindley Library
Friday, April 15, 2pm-3pm, Lindley Library
2.30pm-3.15, Kirkheaton Library
Monday, April 18, 2pm-2.45pm, Birstall Library
Friday, April 22, 2pm-3pm, Mirfield Library
Wednesday, April 27, 10.20am-11.15am, Dewsbury Library
For more details on the readings contact the individual libraries.