Heidi

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
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Johanna Spyri's classic tale brings us from the height of the Alps to a drawing room in Frankfurt and back. Meet Heidi, Grandfather, Peter, Grannie, and Clara in this charming story of friendship and family. Join Heidi on her many adventures in the mountains with the goats and in the city with Clara and the kittens in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Spyri's Heidi.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Up the Mountain
4
Chapter 2 Grandfathers Hut
15
Chapter 3 A Visit to Grannies House
22
Chapter 4 Two Visitors
29
Chapter 5 A House in Frankfurt
37
Chapter 6 Trouble for Heidi
46
Chapter 7 Grandmammas Visit
51
Chapter 8 A Ghost
58
Chapter 9 Home At Last
64
Chapter 10 A Change in Grandfather
71
Chapter 11 Dr Classen Visits
77
Chapter 12 A Surprise for Grannie
84
Chapter 13 Clara Finally Visits
90
Chapter 14 A Miracle in the Mountains
96
Chapter 15 Peter Confesses
105
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Johanna Spyri was born in the village of Hirzel, Switzerland on June 12, 1827. She was tutored at home and attended school both at home and in Zurich. She married Bernhard Spyri, a lawyer, in 1852 and moved to Zurich. She wrote her first story, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, in 1871. She wrote numerous stories for both children and adults, but her most famous work was Heidi, which was published in 1880. Both her husband and son died in 1884. She spent her remaining years writing, raising her niece, and doing charity work. She died on July 7, 1901.

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