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This adorable version of Johanna Spyri's Heidi features a cover illustrated by Anna Bond, of Rifle Paper Co. with a gold imprinted title.
This classic novel tells the story of Heidi, a Swiss orphan who is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. As she grows up admist wildflowers and animals, she learns the true meaning of friendship and family. Interior illustrations by Cecil Leslie. Part of the "Puffin In Bloom" series. A section at the back of the book includes an author file, activities, Q-and-A and other enrichment ideas. 294 pages, hardcover.
By: Johanna Spyri
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 7.00 X 5.00 (inches)
|Weight: 12 ounces|
Series: Puffin in Bloom
Stock No: WW514028
At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and birds. But one terrible day, Heidi is collected by her aunt and is made to live with a new family in town. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather; can she find a way back up the mountain, where she belongs?
Based in Winter Park, Florida, Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co., a worldwide stationery and gift brand, is an artist best known for her whimsical designs which often include hand-painted illustrations and lettering. She has created unique floral illustrated covers for the Puffin in Bloom book collection, which includes such classics as L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, and A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett.About the author:
Johanna Louise Spyri (1827-1901) is one of the most famous children's writers in the world. She grew up in Hirzel, a small village in Switzerland and has written over twenty-five books.
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