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Heidi - Johanna Spyri
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ISBN: 9780460021593 (0460021591)
Edition language: English
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 Heidi
Every once in a while, I figure I should read a book which was considered to be a childrens' classic back when I was a child, but which I missed for some reason. Things like Little Lord Fauntleroy, Anne of Green Gables, The Wind in the Willows, and now, Heidi. So,we begin with Heidi as a 5-year ol...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
3.5 Book 41/100: Heidi by Johanna Spyri
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...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.5 Preachy and Sweet
And that's mostly it. I liked it, even if I wanted to roll my eyes many times.
buchflimmern rated it
4.5 Heidi: Unrealistic, simplistic, but a great cheerer-upper
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...
Merle rated it
0.0 Heidi by Johanna Spyri
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...
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