Oxford Children's Classics: Heidi

Oxford Children's Classics: Heidi

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Family! Friendship! Mountains! Mishaps! When Heidi is sent away to live in the town she gains a wonderful new friendship, but longs to return to her happy life in the mountains. Is there any way she can have both? Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of Heidi in a beautiful new edition, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with a vast assortment of recommendations and activities.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 198 x 25mm | 262g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0192743600
  • 9780192743602
  • 1,478,023

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'one of the most beloved heroines of all time.' * Express & Echo *show more

About Johanna Spyri

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.show more

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