Heidi is a novel for children written in 1880 which remains one of the most well-known pieces of Swiss literature. A young girl is taken to live with her grandfather in a remote alpine village. He has been estranged from the village for years, but his granddaughter penetrates his crusty exterior and transforms his isolated life into one of joy. She also befriends the young goat-herd, Peter.
Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction.
Mountain life -- Switzerland -- Fiction.
Mountain life -- Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Switzerland -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Switzerland -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.