Andersen’s Fairy Tales

The Naughty Boy

Part 16 of total 17 stories in the book Andersen's Fairy Tales.
  

Along time ago, there lived an old poet, a thoroughly kind old poet. As he was sitting one evening in his room, a dreadful storm arose without, and the rain streamed down from heaven; but the old poet sat warm and comfortable in his chimney-corner, where the fire blazed and the roasting apple hissed.