Tomi Ungerer's Heidi by Johanna Spyri
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Ungerer's return to the field will be welcomed by all who discover this charming addition to his oeuvre, but will be especially appreciated by children growing up in more than one cultural tradition.
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The dramatic story of Heidi has enthralled generations of children. Tom Ungerer's Heidi evokes all the charm and imaginative power of the original--here in its complete text. 150 illustrations, 30 in full-color.
 

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Author Johanna Spyri was born in the village of Hirzel, Switzerland on June 12, 1827. She was tutored at home and attended school both at home and in Zurich. She married Bernhard Spyri, a lawyer, in 1852 and moved to Zurich. She wrote her first story, A Leaf on Vrony's Grave, in 1871. She wrote numerous stories for both children and adults, but her most famous work was Heidi, which was published in 1880. Both her husband and son died in 1884. She spent her remaining years writing, raising her niece, and doing charity work. She died on July 7, 1901. TOMI UNGERER, winner of the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration for his lifetime contributions to children's literature, has created over 70 books for children. He was born in Strasbourg, Alsace, in France in 1931. After many years in America, he now lives in Ireland and Strasbourg.
 
Published October 1, 1990 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 310 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction
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on Jul 15 2015

Ungerer's return to the field will be welcomed by all who discover this charming addition to his oeuvre, but will be especially appreciated by children growing up in more than one cultural tradition.

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