Introduce the next generation to the delightful tale of Heidi, the Swiss orphan girl who is sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the mountains of the Alps. Follow her adventures in the wildflower-covered Alps and learn with her the true meaning of friendship, love, and family.
Bonus extras: a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities, and more!
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. With a delightfully nostalgic introduction by award-winning author, Eva Ibbotson.
Johanna Spyri (1827-1902) was born in Switzerland in the village of Hirzel, which has magnificent views of the Alps. She wrote almost fifty books, but it was Heidi who brought her great fame.