A picture for the book Heidi


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.


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 XIV: Sunday Bells

Chapter XV: Preparations for a Journey

Chapter XVI: A Visitor

Chapter XVII: A Compensation

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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