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  • An English translation of the German-language novel by Johanna Spyri (1827-1901). The coming-of-age story of a Swiss girl who leaves her village to attend medical school. Portrays urban and rural life, education, gender discrimination, religion, and ...


  • This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Theref...


  • Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ende...


  • HEIDI UND ANDERE KLASSISCHE KINDERGESCHICHTEN von JOHANNA SPYRI (Gesamtausgabe) [Illustrierte]ILLUSTRIERTE* Mit vollfarbigen IllustrationenINHALTSVERZEICHNISHEIDIS LEHR- UND WANDERJAHREHEIDI KANN BRAUCHEN, WAS ES GELERNT HATHEIMATLOSAM SILSER- UND AM...


  • Excerpt from The Rose ChildI shall not be home to-night, but you will find something to eat.But the cupboard was always empty. It was well that here and there a child at school gave rose-resli apples or pears, or even a slice of bread, and often when...


  • Johanna Spyri is best known as being the author of the childrenŽs story Heidi. Spyri lost her husband and son in 1884. After their deaths she devoted her life to charitable work and writing 50 books for children. Cornelli is the story of a happy lit...


  • Left in the care of her grandfather after her parents' death, five-year-old Heidi thrives in her new environment until she is summoned to Frankfurt to serve as the companion to a crippled girl. Reprint....







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    The golden sunshine of a glorious June morning flooded the roses of the beautiful garden that surrounded a handsome stone villa on the banks of the Rhine. A thousand sweet perfumes borne upon the gentle breeze mounted like incense to the open windows...


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    Johanna Spyri's first book -- entitled A Leaf on Vrony's Grave -- was published in 1871. A year later she published a great pile of tales for both adults and children, among them the tale of Heidi that became an instant and enduring success. Heidi, t...


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    Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) was an author of children's stories. Born Johanna Louise Heusser in the rural area of Hirzel, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers in the area around Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her n...


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    Rico was almost nine years old and had been to school for two winters. Up there in the mountains there was no school in the summertime; for then the teacher had his field to cultivate and his hay and wood to cut, like everybody else and nobody had ti...


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    Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) was an author of children's stories. Born Johanna Louise Heusser in the rural area of Hirzel, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers in the area around Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her n...



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    It was early in the month of March. The dark blue vault of heaven lay over mountain and valley, swept free from clouds by the keen northern blast as it blew across the hills, swaying the big trees hither and thither as if they were bulrushes, and now...


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    The work known as the Swiss Family Robinson has long enjoyed a well-merited popularity, and has been perused by a multitude of readers, young and old, with profit as well as pleasure. A Swiss clergyman resolved to better his fortune by emigration. He...