The Story of Heidi

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EDC Publishing, Jun 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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This is a captivating retelling of the classic tale of Heidi, a little orphan girl who is sent to live with her grandfather, high in the Swiss mountains.

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Heidi starts to live with her grandfather in the mountains. She is happy, but her aunt takes her away to Frankfurt. She meets Clara there and makes friends with her, but feels homesick. She gets sick and is taken back to her grandfather. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Alan Marks's first children's book, Storm, written by Kevin Crossley-Holland, won the Carnegie Medal. He has illustrated many other books, including Little Lost Bat and A Mother's journey. He lives in Kent, England.

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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