Heidi by Johanna SpyriHeidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi

byJohanna Spyri

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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'I would rather be with my grandfather on the Alps than anywhere on earth!'

When Heidi is sent to live in the Swiss mountains with her bad-tempered old Grandfather, everyone in the village feels sorry for her. What will a little girl do in such an isolated home, and with such a grumpy companion? But Heidi soon discovers a secret: Grandfather isn't nearly as cross as he looks -- plus she can play all day in the fields among the bright flowers. But then Heidi is whisked away again to be a companion to a injured girl in the city. She longs for her beautiful mountain home -- how will she ever get back again?
JOHANNA SPYRI was born in a country village in Switzerland in 1827. Her father was a doctor and she had five brothers and sisters. Later she moved to the capital Zurich to go to school and she eventually settled there with her husband Bernhard,who was a lawyer. Johanna began writing in 1871 and wrote many stories which quickly became v...
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Title:HeidiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.4 × 5.08 × 0.83 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099573741

ISBN - 13:9780099573746

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book! I have loved this book since I was child and reread it every few years. I have owned several copies of the book, but this cover art is by far the most beautiful.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from childhood memories I loved this story as a child and I give this book often as a gift. It is always welcome and cherished. So many of the today's children may not be familiar with the stories of not so long ago.
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Qui Such a simple yet inspirational little book...
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Heidi The lessons are pretty heavy handed in this book, but she’s a sweet little girl to read about. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful classic and beautiful cover This is one of my favourite childhood favourites and the cover is darling. I am buying it for my permanent collection
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book People of all ages are sure to love this book.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely! I wonderful children's classic!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A classic. One of my absolute favourite stories. A classic that is a great read time and time again. Very heartwarming.
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful classic The beautiful story, a favourite in the childhood.
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Love this new edition! It looks gorgeous and is a wonderful addition to my personal collection. Read this story again and was reminded of how truly amazing it was the first time around.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice story. I never read this as a child but I watched a tv adaptation of it and remembered loving it. I finally decided to read the book and I really enjoyed it. I loved the themes of friendship, family and education. I liked that it depicts the importance of reading and prayer.
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! Such a gorgeous edition to an amazing story!
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A touching classic Really powerful, a favourite I have reread since childhood.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fav classic this will always be my fav classic book, it motivated me on praying. And if I do not get any answer, to keep praying, will always admire this book
Date published: 2011-11-29

Editorial Reviews

• "Many a childhood vision of the Alps was founded on the nineteenth-century Swiss classic." --Guardian