Heidi (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)
Publish date: November 1st 2007
Publisher: Dodo Press
Pages no: 188
Edition language: English
So I'm Swiss. On my mother's side. I have an expired passport. I remember watching this movie when I younger and it was always inevitable that I would read it. I think it was the oldest book on my goodreads to-read list since I created my account. One interesting fact. Heidi is brunette. I did not k...
I've read this as a child, but I don't remember much and it was time to reread it again.I really loved this one. There is just so much purity in children's books. They always make me feel good, happy and smiling.
As a kid, I used to pretend to be eidi when I was going to sleep, and pretend that I was sleeping in my little bed of hay in Grandfather's house...
Still treacly. Still piously Christian in every particular. But still and all, wonderful. When poor Heidi is away from her mountain, my heart breaks for her. When she is with the goats, I could sing. This audio version is nicely done, and makes a beautiful bedtime story.
I loved this book in a way I could never love Little Women or Anne of Green Gables, and I have no idea why. I think something about it just appealed to me. However, the sequel is actually BETTER.