Heidi by Johanna Spyri audiobook

Heidi

By Johanna Spyri
Read by Jenny Agutter

DK Children
0.93 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780744024081

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 the Midwife, Avengers Assemble, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Logan's Run and The Alan Clark Diaries. She has narrated numerous audiobooks, including I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield and E Nesbit's The Railway Children, which she also starred in. © 1880; 2000 Joanna Spyri; Sally Grindley © 2000 DK Audio

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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 the Midwife, Avengers Assemble, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Logan's Run and The Alan Clark Diaries. She has narrated numerous audiobooks, including I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield and E Nesbit's The Railway Children, which she also starred in. © 1880; 2000 Joanna Spyri; Sally Grindley © 2000 DK Audio

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Author Bio: Johanna Spyri

Author Bio: Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri (1827–1901) was an author of children’s stories, and is best known for Heidi. She was born Johanna Louise Heusser in the rural area of Hirzel, Switzerland in 1827. As a child she spent several summers in the area around Chur in Graubünden, where she would later set Heidi. She married in 1852, and her first story was published in 1871.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English