Item description for Heidi (Aladdin Classics) by Johanna Spyri & Eloise McGraw...
Overview A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
Publishers Description Orphaned Heidi lives with her gruff but caring grandfather on the side of Swiss mountain, where she befriends young Peter the goat-herd. She leads an idyllic life, until she is forced to leave the mountain she has always known to go and live with a sickly girl in the city. Will Heidi ever see her grandfather again? A classic tale of a young girl's coming-of-age, of friendship, and familial love, "Heidi" has inspired countless dramatic versions, both on TV and in film, including Shirley Temple's famous 1937 version.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.6" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2000
ISBN 0689839626 ISBN13 9780689839627 UPC 076714003996
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More About Johanna Spyri & Eloise McGraw
Johanna Spyri was born in 1827 in Hirzel, Switzerland. In 1852, she moved to Zurich. Heidi is by far her most well known story. Published throughout the world, it has inspired more than twenty film or television productions, a musical drama, and a tourist area Heidiland in Switzerland. Johanna Spyri died in 1901.
Maja Dusikova was born in Piestany, Czechoslovakia, and now lives in Florence, Italy. She is one of the most celebrated children s book illustrators in Europe.
Johanna Spyri lived in Hirzel. Johanna Spyri was born in 1827 and died in 1901.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Heidi (Aladdin Classics)?
Beautiful Story of Forgiveness and love Mar 29, 2008
This book is one of my all time favorite stories! It is about a little girl who goes to stay with her "mean" grandfather high in the Swiss mountains. She thrives in the mountain air and shares a special love with her grandfather. She is later taken away to live in Frankfurt with a wealthy family as a companian for a sick little girl, but being away from her grandfather and mountain air makes Heidi so homesick she actually becomes physically ill. She finally is able to return to her mountain and is part of a miracle that takes place there. This is such an enjoyable book to read and is a beautiful picture of love and forgiveness. I have read it several times and each time it gets better.
A revelation Mar 24, 2008
When I was a child, I was struck in the eye with a rock thrown by my brother. I was injured to a point that I was bedridden for 6 weeks, and had to take one inch steps in order to heal my eye. I was also confined to a dark room. My mother would read "Heidi" to me as I lie in misery. The doctor said that I had to lie still. He did not want me to injure my eye even more than I had.
Heidi is a book that changed my life. It gave me hope as I lie in darkness. It made me taste goats milk even though to this day I never have. I hope to take this book and read it to my 84 year old mother soon so that I may turn the tables. This book is amazing. Buy it. Read it. Share it with your loved ones. I cannot emphasize enough that this story is magic. God Bless all who read this. Jen
this is the best book i have ever read... Mar 20, 2008
this is my favorite book of all time. i started crying at some parts and heidi is cute, genorous, and funny...
Wonderful Children's Book Jan 30, 2008
This book is marvelous for both adults and children! Very well illustrated, so you can read the book to the tiniest of children and use the pictures to help them along until they're old enough to understand and read the words in the book. Can start children on this book as a picture book and work their way up to reading it. I read it as an adult and found it very enjoyable. You won't regret buying this book!
heidi book Dec 14, 2007
the book that arrived was not the one i ordered. I tried to contact seller by email and got no reply. the book they did send was just the plain book heidi it was in great shape and arrived quick.