The Blodgett Readers By Grades (volume 4)

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byFrances Eggleston Blodgett

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... HEIDI'S MOUNTAIN HOME --I Johanna Spyri Johanna Spyri (yo han'na spe're), a favorite story-writer, was born in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1829. Note. Heidi is a little Swiss girl who has come to live with her grandfather in the Alpine mountains. The day following her arrival she 6 climbs the steep crags to the green pasture lands where Peter, the goatherd, drives the goats of the mountaineers. The book, Heidi, from which these pages are taken, is a thoroughly charming and wholesome story. The wind in the night. had blown away the last clouds; 10 the sky was everywhere a deep blue, and in its midst stood the sun, shining down on the green mountain. Heidi jumped here and there and shouted for joy, for all around at her feet whole troops of delicate red primroses, blue gentians, and golden rock roses nodded and 15 smiled in the sunshine. She entirely forgot the goats and even Peter, and ran far ahead, and then off to one side, for the flowers enticed her in every direction. The goats were as bad as Heidi; they, too, ran hither and thither, and Peter's round eyes, which did not move 20 quickly from one place to another, had more work than they could well manage. He was obliged to whistle and shout and swing his rod continually in order to drive the stragglers together. "Where are you now, Heidi ?" he called almost angrily. "Here," sounded from some indefinite place. Peter could see no one, for Heidi was sitting on the ground behind a knoll which was thickly covered with fragrant wild flowers. The air around was filled with the sweet 5 odor, and the child had never breathed anything so exquisite before. She drew in long breaths of the perfume. "Come along!" called Peter again. "You must not fall down over the cliffs; your grandfather charged me not to let you." 10 "Wher...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... HEIDI'S MOUNTAIN HOME --I Johanna Spyri Johanna Spyri (yo han'na spe're), a favorite story-writer, was born in Zurich, Switzerland, i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217573703

ISBN - 13:9780217573702

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