Heidi is one of six much-loved Puffin Classics, brought
together in a stunning set to recognize some of the
most iconic female writers of the 19th centuries.
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
Heidi cannot bear being away from the mountains and is
determined to return to the happiness of life with her
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.