The Story of Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  

Synopsis

The Story of Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri's Heidi is beautifully retold, following the exploits of the orphaned girl sent to live in the Alps with her grumpy grandfather. Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence, with clear, engaging text and stunning original illustrations. The audio CD includes a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.

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'Irresistible for children learning to read' - Child Education Plus'

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About the Author

Johanna Spyri

Johanna Louise Heusser, the fourth of six children of Meta Schweizer (1797-1876) and Johan Jakob Heusser (1783-1859), physician, was born on 12 June 1827 in the village of Herzil, nestled in the Alps of Switzerland. She went to school and was tutored at home, then studied languages and piano in Zürich. In 1852 she married lawyer Bernhard Spyri (1821-1884) with whom she'd have a son, Bernard Diethelm (1855-1884). The couple moved to Zürich to a home overlooking the lake where she wrote her first novel, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, which was published in 1871.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: 6+

Author

Johanna Spyri
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Author's Website

www.online-literature.com/s...

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th December 2008

ISBN

9781409500780


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