Heidi tells the charming story of a young girl, taken to live with her grandfather high up in the Swiss Alps after the death or her mother and father. The image on this page depicts her aunt rushing away after leaving the young five year old girl with her surprised grandfather.
Unprepared to care for a small child, the grandfather regards her initial presence as an intrusion, but the girl's charm and intelligence win over her grandfather and the other inhabitants of the mountain village.
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Chapter I: Up the Mountain to Alm-Uncle
Chapter II: At Home With Grandfather
Chapter III: Out With the Goats
Chapter IV: The Visit to Grandmother
Chapter V: Two Visits and What Came of Them
Chapter VI: A New Chapter About New Things
Chapter VII: Fraulein Rottenmeier Spends an Uncomfortable Day
Chapter VIII: There is Great Commotion in the Large House
Chapter IX: Herr Sesemann Hears of Things Which Are New to Him
Chapter X: Another Grandmother
Chapter XI: Heidi Gains in One Way and Loses in Another
Chapter XII: A Ghost in the House
Chapter XIII: A Summer Evening on the Mountain
Chapter XV: Preparations for a Journey
Chapter XVIII: Winter in Dorfli
Chapter XIX: The Winter Continues
Chapter XX: News from Distant Friends
Chapter XXI: How Life Went on at Grandfathers
Chapter XXII: Something Unexpected Happens
Chapter XXIII: "Good-bye Till We Meet Again"
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