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  • Published: 5 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241374870
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

Heidi




Celebrate International Women's Day with the original Sisterhood classics - unforgettable novels with an introduction from writer and feminist activist Scarlett Curtis, editor of FEMINISTS DON'T WEAR PINK.

Little Heidi goes to live with her grandfather in his lonely hut high in the Alps and she quickly learns to love her new life. But her strict aunt decides to send her away again to live in the town. Heidi cannot bear being away from the mountains and is determined to return to the happiness of life with her grandfather.

Heidi is one of six much-loved Puffin Classics, brought together in a stunning set to recognize some of the most iconic female writers of the 19th centuries.

  • Published: 5 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241374870
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

About the author

Johanna Spyri

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 very popular. Her husband and son both died tragically in 1884, but Johanna consoled herself with charity work and writing, as well as looking after her orphaned niece. She died in her Swiss village home in 1903. Heidi is Johanna Spyri's best known and most popular novel - it has been translated from German into over fifty languages and over fifty million copies have been sold worldwide.

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