Heidi is a much loved Puffin Classic by Johanna Spyri

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
Some other Puffin Classics:
A Little Princess
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass
Anne of Green Gables
Black Beauty
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Little Women
Peter Pan
Tales of the Greek Heroes
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of King Arthur
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Call of the Wild
The Jungle Book
The Odyssey
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
The Wizard of Oz
Treasure Island


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After her parent die, Heidi is sent to live in the Swiss mountains with her bad-tempered old Grandfather. Heidi is scared but things are not as bad as they first appear. Every day she plays in the field with the friendly goat boy and at the end of each she eats her grandfathers delicious cheese and bread and drinks his creamy goats milk. Then she climbs into the hayloft and falls asleep under the stars. One day her aunt returns and demands that Heidi return with her to the city as a companion to a crippled girl, Clara. Heidi likes Clara but she pines for her life with her grandfather and Claras family worry about her. One day they take both Clara and Heidi to the mountain home for a visit. Clara is so delighted that with the village that she is allowed to stay with Heidi and her grandfather. Every day Clara and Heid play in the field with the friendly goat boy and at the end of each they eat grandfathers delicious cheese and bread and drink his creamy goats milk. Then they fall as

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