Heidi (Children's Classics)
The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter that every mother dreams of having and every little girl dreams of being. Her presence... show more
The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter that every mother dreams of having and every little girl dreams of being. Her presence makes us happy, and so her story has endured. This deluxe Children’s Classic edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, King Arthur and His Knights, Little Women, and The Secret Garden.
Publish date: September 1st 1998
Publisher: Children's Classics
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Around the Year Reading Challenge Item #12: A Childhood Classic3.5This was almost a four-star book for me. I kept being torn between my genuine enjoyment of the setting and characters and my "objective" observations about the strength of the story.On the one hand, I found Heidi to be an easy, charmi...
And that's mostly it. I liked it, even if I wanted to roll my eyes many times.
Don't get me wrong, I loved this book. Thing is, in the end it got more and more saccharine and unrealistic. I still recommend this book: I was invested with the characters and their stories, although they were simplistic. Heidi is such a good-natured creature that it almost seems she's incapable of...
A saccharine, yet strangely readable, children's book about a little Swiss girl who transforms the lives of nearly everyone she meets. I'd read this one as a kid but remembered too little to count it for my world books challenge without a re-read. The beauty of the mountain and Heidi's love for it a...
Mała dziewczynka imieniem Heidi po śmierci ojca wychowywana jest przez swojego dziadka na wsi. Dziadek uchodzi we wsi za gbura, człowieka nieprzyjaznego otoczeniu, toteż stroni od innych zamieszkując chatkę na uboczu. Wiedzie głównie samotne życie. Może prócz zwierząt, które hoduje. Pierwszy dzień H...