Hardcover Book, Heidi's Children, Charles Tritten, First Edition, Young Adult, Literature, Fiction, Illustrated


Hardcover Book, Heidi's Children, Charles Tritten, First Edition, Young Adult, Literature, Fiction, Illustrated

A wonderful hardcover young adult book entitled Heidi's Children by Charles Tritten. Illustrated by Relagie Doane. Heidi's Children is a 1939 novel, the second of four sequel novels to Johanna Spyri's original Heidi series, written by Spyri's French and English translator, Charles Tritten. It was originally published in French by Flammarion in Paris in 1939, and in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1939. It was preceded by Heidi Grows Up: A Sequel to Heidi.

Heidi is happily married to Peter and expecting her first child. Her friend from school, Jeanne-Marie (Jamy) is still teaching at the local school and living with them. A letter from Jamy's younger sister, Marta, prompts her to ask Heidi if the young girl can stay with them.

7¾ inches x 5½ inches
217 pages
Published by Grosset & Dunlap -- 1939 -- Color and Black & White Drawings - First Edition

This book is in very good condition. The binding is tight and the pages are clean and unmarked. It has the expected shelf wear and light bending on the edges. The dust cover is in fair condition considering the age of the book. It has some major rubbing and light tearing along the edges and on the flaps. This book is 84 years old.

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