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Children's Fiction

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Johanna Spyri


Heidi is a work of fiction written in 1880 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi's years of learning and travel (German: Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre) and Heidi makes use of what she has learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in kinship care with her grandfather, in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children."Heidi is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.

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