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    Johanna Spyri

    Johanna Spyri was born in 1827 near Zurich in Switzerland, the daughter of the village doctor. In 1852 she married and moved to Zurich, publishing her first book in 1871. She was a prolific writer for both adults and children but is now chiefly remembered for Heidi , which was published in 1880 and inspired by the landscape of the Alps. Her husband and only son died in 1884 and she devoted the rest of her life to writing and charitable causes. She died in 1901.

    4th December 2014

    Heidi

    At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afr... More

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    26th February 2015

    Heidi

    Heidi is a girl who has been raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents. Ho... More

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    28th October 2006

    Heidi

    Parents, teachers, librarians and children will adore these beautiful unabridged editions of timeless children's favouri... More

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    4th April 2013

    Ladybird Classics: Heidi

    This beautiful hardback Ladybird Classic edition of Heidi by Johanna Spyri is a perfect first illustrated introduction... More

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    21st September 2017

    Heidi

    Written as a book 'for children and those who love children', Johanna Spyri's affectionate account of Swiss mountain... More

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    25th March 1999

    Heidi

    Heidi is happy living on the mountainside with her grandfather, her friend Peter and the goats. But when she is taken to... More

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    1st April 2016

    Veronica

    Veronica the hippopotamus lives with her large family on the cool muddy river bank, swimming in its clear waters. But sh... More

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    21st January 2013

    Im Rhonetal

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