"She ran from window to window frantically, trying to open them, like a wild bird in a cage, seeking a way through the bars to freedom."
When you live in a mountain paradise of goats and flowers and your aunt hauls you out to the city to live with a bunch of rich weirdos, it's going to lead to some culture shock. At least Heidi has a cool companion named Clara. Clara is in a wheelchair and doesn't get out much, so Heidi means a lot to her. Plus, Heidi arranges a pile of kittens for them. Now that is an awesome friend.
I'm having so much fun reading this!— From Sarah
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. With a delightfully nostalgic introduction by award-winning author, Eva Ibbotson.
About the Author
Johanna Spyri (1827-1902) was born in Switzerland in the village of Hirzel, which has magnificent views of the Alps. She wrote almost fifty books, but it was Heidi who brought her great fame.