Heidi is five when she is sent to live with her grandfather in his lonely hut in the Alps. She quickly grows to love her carefree life with him in the mountain air, and the old man comes to love her, too. They are both unhappy when Heidi is sent away again, to a family in town, but she soon manages to get home to her Alps?and to share her happiness with her new friends.


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Heidi is categorised as fiction. It was written for young readers to enjoy. The book includes the fictional character Heidi. The location Switzerland are linked with this book.

Tags: Alps, Child, fictional character, Grandparent, Grandparent and child, Life, Mountain, Mountain life, Parent and Parent and child

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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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