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  • Spyri Johanna

    The abridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Johanna Spyri's charming tale, Heidi, wonderfully read by Sarah Greene. At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone on the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and growing up amongst the goats and the birds. But one terrible day Heidi is collected by her aunt and made to live with a new family in the town. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather; can she find her way back up the mountain, where she...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi is the story of a five-year-old orphan who goes to live with her grandfather in the mountains. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi soon wins his heart. She loves her life and her friendship with the young goatherd, Peter. But one terrible day her aunt takes her to the city to help take care of a sickly child, Clara. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather and finally, she brings Clara back to her Alpine home, where a miracle of healing occurs. Originally published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, this classic story has been narrated by Jenny Agutter, complete with bespoke music and sound design. Actress Jenny Agutter is known for her roles in Call...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Vom Waisenkind Therese, von allen 'Resli' genannt, ihrer Fürsorge gegenüber der kranken Pflegemutter, ihrer Liebe zu den Rosen und dem Wunsch, durch den Verkauf selbst gezüchteter Rosen Geld zu verdienen, der einige Hindernisse mit sich bringt - erfahrt ihr in diesem spannenden Hörspiel von der Autorin der weltbekannten 'Heidi'-Geschichte Johanna...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi is the story of a five-year-old orphan who goes to live with her grandfather in the mountains. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi soon wins his heart. She loves her life and her friendship with the young goatherd, Peter. But one terrible day her aunt takes her to the city to help take care of a sickly child, Clara. Heidi can't bear to be away from her grandfather and finally, she brings Clara back to her Alpine home, where a miracle of healing occurs. Originally published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, this classic story has been narrated by Jenny Agutter, complete with bespoke music and sound design. Actress Jenny Agutter is known for her roles in Call...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Ciara Jansen stars in a BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of the classic children's story. When Heidi, a lively orphan girl, goes to live with her grandfather in a little hut high in the Alps she soon learns to live in perfect harmony with her surroundings, leading a carefree life with her constant companion, Peter, a young goatherd. But her happiness is short-lived when she is sent to stay with a rich city family as a companion for the sick Clara. Although she becomes fond of the older girl, Heidi is terribly homesick. Will she ever be able to return to the Alps and the happiness she once knew with her friends? Johanna Spyri's touching story of the adventures of a young Swiss girl is one...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. When Heidi’s Aunt Dete brings the orphaned girl to live with her grandfather, no one can imagine the bitter, solitary old man caring for a child. But, to everyone’s surprise, the two grow to love each other—and Heidi blossoms in her new home. Johanna Spyri’s charming story—and spirited heroine—have won...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi who has been orphaned, is taken from her alpine home with her beloved grandfather by her less than loving aunt to be a companion for a crippled child of a wealthy family in Frankfurt. They become bosom friends but Heidi becomes ill and has to return home, but when her crippled friend comes to the Alps for a visit, well, we don't want to spoil the story for you. Table of Contents: Chapter 01. Up the Mountain to Alm-Uncle Chapter 02. At Home with Grandfather Chapter 03. Out with the Goats Chapter 04. The Visit to Grandmother Chapter 05. Two Visits and What Came of Them Chapter 06. A New Chapter about New Things Chapter 07. Fraulein Rottenmeier Spends an Uncomfortable...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Ihr erstes Kinderbuch »Heimatlos« enthielt die Erzählungen »Am Silser- und am Gardasee« und »Wie Wiseli’s Weg gefunden wird« und erschien 1878 bei F. A. Perthes in Gotha. Als Autorin war nicht Johanna Spyri angegeben, sondern »Von der Verfasserin von »Ein Blatt auf Vrony’s Grab«. Erstmals fand sich auf dem Umschlag die Anmerkung »Eine Geschichte für Kinder und auch für Solche, welche die Kinder lieb haben«, welche auf fast allen Ausgaben Spyris zu finden ist. (Zusammenfassung von...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Orphaned at an early age, the young girl Heidi finds a home high in the Swiss Alps with her reclusive grandfather. There, each glorious day is filled with discovery, adventure and the friendship of a gentle goat boy, Peter. But when Heidi is sent away from her mountain paradise to a large, cold city, she is determined to find a way to return to the place she loves. For generations, children around the world have fallen under the spell of this small alpine girl. Heidi is the heartwarming story of an exuberant child's goodness, courage, and love. Filled with unforgettable characters and majestic scenery, it is an enduring classic of children's literature. Author Johanna Spyri lived her entire...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    High in the Swiss Alps, Heidi, a five-year-old orphan, comes to live with her grandfather. His neighbors say he is a fierce old hermit of whom they are all afraid. Heidi, however, proves to be a remarkable, unaffected child, who quickly charms her grandfather. In fact, for Heidi, nothing could be better than living with him. She has a genuine enthusiasm for life in the mountains: for the goats, which she helps Peter to tend, the spring flowers on the Alm, and the simple hay bed that she occupies in the loft.       However, her Aunt Dete doesn't understand, and it is a sad day when she takes Heidi to live in a strange city with a strange family that wants a companion for their young...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Moni, the goat boy, was a very cheerful young man who loved his job and his flock with all his heart. When young Paula first encounter's Moni's jubilant nature and happy song, she is captivated by his joy and becomes his friend. Moni spends each day up in the mountains with the goats and has a particularly special attachment to a kid named Maggerli. One day, Moni runs into a boy from another village who has discovered a beautiful diamond cross and the boy tells Moni that if he keeps his secret about the gross, he will buy Maggerli for Moni to save her from death. Moni struggles with keeping the deceitful secret, and finally confesses the truth to Paula (the owner of the cross) what has...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Toni loses his father at a young age, and his mother, Elsbeth, is tasked with trying to provide for her son in the country all by herself. Toni discovers a passion for wood-carving, but circumstances do not allow him to pursue this line of work, and he instead finds himself as a herdsman up in the mountains. This life doesn't agree well with little Toni, and he falls ill and winds up in a sanitarium. He does not get better until he is reunited with his mother and all at once life for Toni and Elsbeth takes a positive turn thanks to the help of another patient in the sanitarium. Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) was a Swiss children's author, best known for her novel 'Heidi.' Her stories...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Une petite fille orpheline, Heidi, est amenée par sa tante chez son grand-père qui habite isolé sur l’Alpe, loin des hommes. Celui-ci a la réputation d’être féroce auprès des gens du village mais Heidi l’apprivoise et commence une vie profondément heureuse auprès de lui. Cependant, quelque temps après, la tante revient chercher Heidi pour la placer dans une famille aisée à Francfort, où l’enfant commence à souffrir du mal du pays, mal qui ne pourra être soulagé que par le retour sur l’Alpe. Mais de son exil loin de ses montagnes, elle ramène des amis chers à son coeur et y apprend de nouvelles choses. Ce roman est sans conteste l’oeuvre magistrale de Johanna...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    At 12 years old, Vinzi's only desire is to study his beloved music. But his father wants to make a farmer of him, and is displeased whenever he finds Vinzi yielding to his musical inclination. Mother and sister look on wistfully as circumstances go beyond their control, but throughout, they trust to the protection of their Father in Heaven. This is another book by Johanna Spyri, author of Heidi. Here too, against the backdrop of the beautiful Swiss alps, she intertwines love, sincerity, and the freshness of youth to present a captivating story for young and old alike. (Translated by Elisabeth P....read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi is a classic work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: Her Years of Wandering and Learning and Heidi: How She Used What She Learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her paternal grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book 'for children and those who love children'. Edited by Macc Kay Production executive Avalon Giuliano ICON Intern Eden Giuliano Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Eden Garret Giuliano (P) Eden Garret Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Une petite fille orpheline, Heidi, est amenée par sa tante chez son grand-père qui habite isolé sur l'Alpe, loin des hommes. Celui-ci a la réputation d'être féroce auprès des gens du village mais Heidi l'apprivoise et commence une vie profondément heureuse auprès de lui. Cependant, quelque temps après, la tante revient chercher Heidi pour la placer dans une famille aisée à Francfort, où l'enfant commence à souffrir du mal du pays, mal qui ne pourra être soulagé que par le retour sur l'Alpe. Mais de son exil loin de ses montagnes, elle ramène des amis chers à son coeur et y apprend de nouvelles choses. Ce roman est sans conteste l'oeuvre magistrale de Johanna Spyri et a...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: Her Years of Wandering and Learning and Heidi: How She Used What She Learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her paternal grandfather's care in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book 'for children and those who love children' (as quoted from its subtitle). Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her maternal aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents, Tobias and Adelheid (Dete's brother-in-law and sister). When some people ask Dete to come to the city and be their maid, Dete takes...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Moni the Goat-Boy written by Johanna Spyri (1827 - 1901): Moni is the goat boy who takes care of all the goats belonging to the people of Fideris, Switzerland. His favorite is a young kid named Mäggerli. One day Moni comes across a serious situation where he must keep a deceitful secret in order to protect Mäggerli from being killed. This delightful short story teaches children that to trust God and do right is always better than being...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi nos cuenta la historia de una pequeña huérfana de cinco años a la que su tía Dete tiene que llevar a vivir con su abuelo, un hombre solitario y algo rudo, que vive como un ermitaño en un bonito pueblo, Mayenfeld, de los Alpes suizos. Poco a poco, Heidi se irá ganando el cariño del anciano y de todos los habitantes del valle, entre los que encontrará a Pedro, el joven cabrero del pueblo, su compañero de aventuras. Su vida tranquila y alegre en las montañas se complicará cuando tenga que regresar de nuevo a la ciudad con su tía. En esta nueva edición reunimos los dos tomos que originalmente componen las aventuras de Heidi: Los años de formación y andanzas de Heidi y...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Die aus Zürich stammende Johanna Spyri (1827-1901) ist bis heute vor allem für ihre beiden 'Heidi'-Romane bekannt, die bereits unmittelbar nach ihrer Veröffentlichung 1879 und 1881 überragende Publikumserfolge waren. Im Buch 'Der Toni vom Kandergrund' muss sich der Bub zu seinem Beruf durchkämpfen. Denn für den Sohn einer armen Witwe ist es gar nicht so leicht, Holzschnitzer zu...read more