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  • Published: 15 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593203163
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $13.99

Heidi




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Little orphan Heidi goes to live high in the Alps with her gruff grandfather and brings happiness to all who know her on the mountain. When Heidi goes to Frankfurt to work in a wealthy household, she dreams of returning to the mountains and meadows, her friend Peter, and her beloved grandfather, which she eventually does.

  • Published: 15 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593203163
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $13.99

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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