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Heidi is the story of a five-year-old orphan who goes to live with her grandfather in the mountains. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi soon wins his heart. She loves her life and her friendship with the young goatherd, Peter. But one terrible day her aunt takes her to the city to help take care of a sickly child, Clara. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather and finally, she brings Clara back to her Alpine home, where a miracle of healing occurs. Originally published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, this classic story has been narrated by Jenny Agutter, complete with bespoke music and sound design. Actress Jenny Agutter is known for her roles in Call the Midwife, Avengers Assemble, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Logan's Run and The Alan Clark Diaries. She has narrated numerous audiobooks, including I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield and E Nesbit's The Railway Children, which she also starred in. © 1880; 2000 Joanna Spyri; Sally Grindley © 2000 DK AudioShow more
Das kleine Mädchen Heidi verbringt mit ihrem Großvater auf einer abgelegenen Hütte ihre ersten Lebensjahre. Der Großvater wird sehr traurig, als Heidi mit ihrem Vormund, der Tante Dete, nach Frankfurt ziehen muss. Dort lebt Heidi im Haus des Witwers Sesemann als Spielkameradin für dessen gelähmte Tochter Klara. Heidi erkrankt jedoch vor Heimweh und muss auf Anraten des Arztes zu ihrem Großvater zurückgeschickt werden. Das ist eine herzerquickende Lektüre voll tiefen Ernstes und frischen Humors. Heidi wurde innerhalb weniger Jahre zu einem Welterfolg; die Bücher sind in über 50 Sprachen übersetzt und mehrmals verfilmt worden.Show more
Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: Her Years of Wandering and Learning and Heidi: How She Used What She Learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her paternal grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book 'for children and those who love children' (as quoted from its subtitle). Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her maternal aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents, Tobias and Adelheid (Dete's brother-in-law and sister). When some people ask Dete to come to the city and be their maid, Dete takes 5-year-old Heidi to her paternal grandfather's house, up the mountain from the Dörfli ('small village' in Swiss German). He has been at odds with the villagers and embittered against God for years and lives in seclusion on the alm, which has earned him the nickname 'The Alm-Uncle'. He briefly resents Heidi's arrival, but the girl's evident intelligence and cheerful yet unaffected demeanor soon earn his genuine, if reserved, affection. Heidi enthusiastically befriends her new neighbors, young Peter the goatherd, his mother, Brigitte, and his blind maternal grandmother. With each season that passes, the mountaintop inhabitants grow more attached to Heidi.Show more
Moni the Goat-Boy written by Johanna Spyri (1827 - 1901): Moni is the goat boy who takes care of all the goats belonging to the people of Fideris, Switzerland. His favorite is a young kid named Mäggerli. One day Moni comes across a serious situation where he must keep a deceitful secret in order to protect Mäggerli from being killed. This delightful short story teaches children that to trust God and do right is always better than being deceitful.Show more
Heidi is a classic work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: Her Years of Wandering and Learning and Heidi: How She Used What She Learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her paternal grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book 'for children and those who love children'. Edited by Macc Kay Production executive Avalon Giuliano ICON Intern Eden Giuliano Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Eden Garret Giuliano (P) Eden Garret Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. He can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over seven hundred original spoken-word albums and video documentaries on various aspects of popular culture. He is also a well known movie actor.Show more
Heidi lebt bei ihrem Großvater, dem Alm-Öhi, auf einer einsamen Alm in den Schweizer Bergen. Der Geißenpeter und alle Tiere sind ihre Freunde. Heidi ist glücklich - bis sie eines Tages von Tante Dete nach Frankfurt gebracht wird, um der kranken Klara Sesemann Gesellschaft zu leisten.Show more
Vom Waisenkind Therese, von allen 'Resli' genannt, ihrer Fürsorge gegenüber der kranken Pflegemutter, ihrer Liebe zu den Rosen und dem Wunsch, durch den Verkauf selbst gezüchteter Rosen Geld zu verdienen, der einige Hindernisse mit sich bringt - erfahrt ihr in diesem spannenden Hörspiel von der Autorin der weltbekannten 'Heidi'-Geschichte Johanna Spyri.Show more
When Heidi's Aunt Dete brings the orphaned girl to live with her grandfather, no one can imagine the bitter, solitary old man caring for a child. But, to everyone's surprise, the two grow to love each other-and Heidi blossoms in her new home. Johanna Spyri's charming story-and spirited heroine-have won children's hearts for more than a century.Show more
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Heidi by Johanna Spyri, read by Gemma Whelan. 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.Show more
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